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Walla Walla Union-Bulletin (Newspaper) - September 16, 1966, Walla Walla, WashingtonForecast dry but a few periods of rain. Temperatures near Normal highs 72 to 82, lows 49 to 57 degrees. Walla Union our 98th year no. 132 Loc Walla Walla Wash. 99362, Friday sept. 16, 1966 evening the weather poly. Cloudy ton. A few showers cooler sat. Light winds. Low ton. 60, High sat. 74. Chance of rain 10 per cent ton., 50 per cent sat. High 2 pages thurs. 75, Low Fri. I. Inmates guilty of kidnapping three state Penitentiary in mates were convicted in . District court at Spokane thurs Day of kidnapping a Walla Walla couple after tunnelling from the prison two years ago. They were among seven who tunnelled to Freedom in 1964. The three Harold 0. Thomas Arthur St. Peter and Vertis j. Barrett were charged with kid Naping or. And mrs. Andrew Jeppe from their Home in nov Ember 1964, and forcing them to drive to Gresham ore., before releasing them unharmed. Court officials said Thomas St. Peter and Barrett would be returned to prison Friday and would probably be sentenced later this year. Defense attorneys indicated they would Appeal the convictions. During the trial the defense protested Federal judge Liam Goodwin s action in order ing that the defendants be shackled during their court appearances. The defense con tended the action would prejudice the jury. Judge Goodwin said he or dered the men shackled be cause he Learned they planned to try to escape. He said he with held the reason for his action on the grounds that news of the expected escape attempt would prejudice the jury. The other four escapees Are in jail elsewhere on charges not connected with the kidnapping. The Trio will probably be sentenced in . District court in Walla Walla later this year. Two of the seven were convicted on similar charges by a Federal court jury in Yakima earlier in the year. The trial was moved from the Walla Walla court on motions by the defense that they could not have a fair trial Here. The defense of the three men generally was based on the fact that they were not the ring leaders of the group of seven escapees who were indicted on the kidnapping the please see Page 5, col. 3 rail work on streets scheduled the Northern Pacific Railroad tuesday will begin removal of one of the tracks crossing main Street at Palouse Public works director Frank Hansche said Friday. Railing on the other track will be replaced. The Railroad also will remove parts of rail on the siding from Rose Street and some of those which Cross several lots in be tween. After work is completed the crossing at Penrose and Isaacs will be replaced bringing both Crossings up to Grade. The City has agreed to participate with the Railroad in re paving the sections where track is removed. Because of the extent of the work it will be necessary to Block Mam and Detour traffic around it for All of tuesday and a part of wednesday Hansche said. The intersection at Penrose will be closed thursday Anc possibly Friday and traffic ave to be detoured there too Hansche added. The cites engineering division is preparing detours which Wir be installed by the Street Divi deity and Dieter b52s bomb red rooms supplies spec. 4 Mark l. Caywood Bakersfield calif., sits Cross legged like the Buddha above him in a Pagoda As he eats his a rations while pausing on a patrol for Viet Cong guerrillas. The Pagoda is about 35 Miles East of Saigon. Caywood is a member of the 173 airborne brigade. A marines battling regulars Saigon South Viet Nam a . B52 bombers pounded the demilitarized zone Friday just a few Miles North of a sweep by . Marines against North vietnamese army regu Lars. In a predawn raid the bomb ers swept in from Guam to Hammer at enemy troop concentrations and storage areas in the six mile wide Buffer zone Between North and South Viet Nam. Three Miles South of the zone newly landed marines pushed Inland across coastal Marsh lands and paddies to track Down elements of the reorganized 324b North vietnamese Divi Sion. The marines landed by Heli copter and Landing Craft thurs Day and met no opposition. But in their first Contact later in the a a Leatherneck recon Ais Ance team surprised a company of North vietnamese troops moving Down a Trail. The North vietnamese were camouflaged round up ail around title at stake saturday by Vance Orchard Pendleton round up will be climaxed Here saturday afternoon when win ners in the six Rodeo cowboys of America events and associated activities Are decided. Com edition remained wide open May for All around Cowboy aureus. Thousands of visitors flock id into this Eastern Oregon City Friday morning for the colourful and spectacular Westward to Parade which wended its Way through crowded residential and downtown streets. Other color Ful activities include the Happy Canyon night show with Satur Day s schedule crowded to sat say the desires of All Ages. A thousand people and twice that Many horses combined for moving pageant of the old West in the Westward Hopa Parade marshal was col. Varies Wellington Furlong 91, pupils enter unhindered Grenada miss. A negro pupils marched to two newly desegregated schools without incident Here Friday under the watchful Eye of missis Sippi Highway patrolmen. Officers barricaded a two Block area around the schools and turned away All but Stu dents and parents. The patrolmen Friday were in regular uniform in contrast to the riot dress they wore earlier in the week after negro Stu dents were attacked by angry Sion which will provide Neces sary manpower and equipment1 to assist the Railroad. Negotiations to get the work done have been proceeding for More than two Whites. Newsmen counted 149 negroes entering the two schools but it was not apparent How Many White pupils were in at Tendance. No White spectators were in sight. An Early promoter of the first round up and an author. Fur Long Rode in a Carriage with his wife to head up this 1966 Parade. The governor of Oregon and two candidates to succeed him Rode in the Parade in surveys please see Page 5, col. 6 lbs Marcos in Accord on Aid boost Washington a presi Dent Johnson and philippine president Ferdinand e. Marcos have agreed upon what officials described As a in crease in . Aid to support Marcos development programs. And before completing his Washington visit Friday Marcos also was to witness the signing of a formal agreement reducing . Leases on bases in his coun try from 99 to 25 years and pro Viding for closer consultations Between the two countries. Secretary of state Dean Rusk and philippine foreign Secre Ary Narciso Ramos planned to sign the formal agreement which actually is seven years old. It first was outlined in a memorandum signed in Manila in 1959 by former . Ambas Sador Charles e. Bohlen and former philippine foreign Secretary Felixberto Serrano. The agreement reaffirms . Contentions that an attack on the Philippines is an attack on american bases and instantly will be repelled. The agreement on consultations includes notifying the philippine government before in stalling . Nuclear missiles on the Island bases and discussing . Use of such philippine bases As Mac Tan Island in the Central Philippines. Hope fades to save 13 aboard sub Hamburg Germany a rescuers Friday abandoned virtually All Hope for 13 Crew men from the sunken West Ger Man submarine Hai shark a High seas hindered search e forts in the North sea. There is not much Hope tha we will recover any More Surv a Navy spokesman said thursday night. Only one Mem her of the 20-Man Crew has been rescued. Six bodies were recovered thursday. The German Navy had hoped of put divers aboard the train ing sub which went Down wednesday night in 145 feet of water and possibly raise it. But the Salvage vessel mag Nus Iii from which the divers were to be sent had to return to Ort because of heavy seas. Dutch British danish and German ships and planes were searching the area near the Dogger Bank of Holland. A red boy marked the spot where the sub went Down. Two British Navy ships with special diving and submarine equipment were due at the scene Friday and the . Sub Marine Rescue vessel Kittiwake special submarine Rescue Chambers and air compressors due within 24 hours. . Naval officers recalled that Many crewmen were res cued from the submarine squad Lus from a depth of 240 feet when the ship went Down off Portsmouth n.h., in 1939. In London a German Diplo mat said thursday night there May still be life aboard the sub Marine if we can get Down there Quick but a German naval spokesman said the chances were slim that anyone was left alive aboard the Hai. With and Bushes tied to air bodies. A . Spokesman said the marines and communists clashed at close Range in a Brief but fierce fire fight which in listed moderate casualties among the marines. He said nine of the North vietnamese were killed. The . Command Friday acknowledged that american troops burned Down the Village of Lien Hoa on wednesday after two . Helicopters and an f100 super Sabre were Sho Down in the area a Day earlier the announcement Contra dieted a statement thursday from the . 1st cavalry air Mobile division which said the fire was caused by artillery fire and air strikes. 6con5 caught at Yakima a Washington state Penitentiary fugitive was picked up in Yakima thursday As a result of a hit run Accident investigation the associated press re ported. Dick gemini 11 astronauts Pete Conrad right hol lers to space Walker Richard Gordon above noise of helicopter motors. They flew by copter from the Carrier Guam to Cape Kennedy from which they were launched Early monday on their three Day space flight. A wire photo ii Ioc we indy j r spacemen Back at Cape thank launch Crews Morris 36, who fled from the minimum Security unit of the Penitentiary is being held in the Yakima City jail for state Penitentiary officers after is apprehension As a result of an intensive search for the Driver of a car which struck a parked Auto thursday. Two persons were slightly injured in the Accident. Witnesses said the car fled from the scene. It was located unoccupied a Short distance away. Morris was picked up when he was spotted in another Cape Kennedy Fla. A grinning from ear to Earth gemini 11 astronauts Cam Back to Cape Kennedy Frida and thanked the launch Crew for the perfect liftoff that bled them to achieve their remarkable r e c o r a shattering space flight. Navy cmdr. Charles Conran or. And Navy it. Cmdr. Richard f. Gordon or. Landed Here in separate helicopters at . After a two hour trip from he Carrier Guam 180 Miles off Shore. As they bounded to the ground wearing Blue flight suits the astronauts were greeted by a 12-foot Banner that read Welcome Back Pete and another read even the Roaches in the trailer Are glad you re a group of about 200 National aeronautics and space administration defense department and Industry people and news men welcomed America s new est space heroes on their return to land. The Public is not permitted in the Cape Landing strip area. Conrad told the applauding crowd i sure can t say enough about the performance of the Titan 2, the Atlas the Agena 3pp microphone and said it was an absolutely Fantas in flight. The perfect launching made possible the m equals one first orbit rendezvous. It car. Police said Morris had no connection with the hit run Acci Dent. He was sentenced from Yakima county on aug. 7, 1961, on a forgery charge and would have been eligible for parole on Jan. 21, 1967. Death log Olympia tool traffic toll up to Friday. Traffic deaths to Date this year 536. Same time last year 495. Last 24 hours 4. And the gemini. They really Are Nam Back in the flight Irne carried the Ball for us. We re ready to go again and i really got to see a Conrad added lot of fantastic he con among the welcomes were tinted. We certainly answered or. Kurt Debus director of the some unknown our it ions up i Kennedy space Center and maj. There it s great to be a part Vincent g. Huston com this Mander of the air Force East Gordon then stepped to the Ern test Range and several fellow astronauts. J 1 jl3ldoi i in. Thank you for All the help of be Given someone asked if they were i1" expo the ired and Gordon replied Wei i o old Lluc left a few hours last night and Crews still fish Blaze a Mccall Idaho the National Forest officials Ope to have the Flos e Lake fire controlled by sat Day night but they fear the Lear weather that has been predicted for the weekend. Although about one half Inch f rain has fallen in the Central Daho wilderness area the past new Days the moisture was Only temporary Check on hot spots Side the fire s perimeter. With 360 men on fire lines he Blaze is considered 60 to 70 Paer cent controlled now. But hot a r spots firefighters fear could break into flames with a week end of sunny skies. No other fires were reported in Idaho forests Friday Seattle a efforts to end a 69-Day strike of 400 employees of Battelle Northwest at the Hanford atomic works will be moved to Seattle Federal mediator Albin l. Peterson said Friday. Peterson said negotiators for Battelle and the Hanford atomic Metal trades Council com posed of several unions with members on strike would meet Here sunday or monday. The meeting will be conducted by Peterson and a member of the Washington d.c., staff of the Federal mediation and conciliation service. Peterson said he decided to move the meetings thursday night after some Progress to Ward a settlement was indicated in an Exchange of Union and management proposals wednes Bench warmer voter test in primary gop seeking control of House Olympia a the re publicans Campaign to capture control of the state House of representatives will get its first voter test in tuesday s primary election. Votes collected by gop candidates and their democratic opponents will provide a Yard stick by which politicians can measure the probable Success or failure of the republicans Campaign in the general election nov. 8. Republican leaders including gov. Dan Evans say the gop has better than an even Chance to snatch control of the lower chamber from the democrats. To do this republicans will have to retain the 39 seats they hold and pick up a mini mum of 11 others now held by democrats. If the gop is successful it will be the first time since 1953 republicans have con trolled the 99-member lower House. Voters will make the final decision at the nov. 8 general election. Despite the republicans concerted Campaign and the new legislative redistricting Law democratic state chairman Frank Keller says the democrats will retain control of both houses. Despite the fact that we were shaded slightly by the gop in filling our full slate i still think we re going to end up nov. 9 with control of the sen ate and a renewed and firmer control in the republicans generally agreed democrats will retain control of the Senate but dispute their claim that they will hold on to the House. Democrats have forfeited nine seats in the House and two in the Senate by failing to provide candidates in legislative districts concerned. Republicans have forfeited seven seats but gop leaders concede there May have been a reason in at least four districts. Rep. Thomas l. Copeland Walla Walla Republican minor Ity floor Leader in the House recently predicted the gop would capture a minimum of 47 House seats and probably would win More than the 50 needed to control. If not the republicans have backed up their chances for the possibility of another coalition. They filed no candidates against four of the eight democrats who joined the gop in 1963 to form a coalition that controlled the lower chamber. Democrats who will be re elected to their old seats with r out Republican opposition in clude William s. Day speaker of the 1963 coalition controlled House mrs. Joseph e. Hurley and . Mccormick All of Spokane and Robert a. Perry Seattle. Only two other democrats who voted with republicans in 1963 Are seeking re election. They Are j. Kink Bell Ingham who has no primary opposition and Marian c. Glea son Tacoma who is seeking her old seat now held by George p. Sheridan another Tacoma Democrat. Mrs. Gleason dropped out of the House in 1964 to run for Pierce county clerk on the re publican ticket. She was Active in the gop until filing time when she returned to the demo cratic ranks for tuesday s Pri Mary Battle with Sheridan. Day. Negotiators have been at Odds Over the Union s demand for a Union shop. Earlier the unions ended a strike against Federal support services another Hanford con tractor. They also resolved a 1 dispute Over wage inequities with Federal support Battelle and two other firms. A baby giant Anteater a native of tropical South America found him calf on the sidelines took a nosedive. The Washington Park zoo director is keeping the animal under a Blanket South America found himself on the sidelines Rector is Wir Mohoto under while mtr Eury in Indianapolis until warm weather returns. A big week end specials at the country store see Page 3 open everyday til 9 . Lay a Way now for Hunting season country store in the Eastgate Al a new spa Peri j i i .1 i j j i i newspaper
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