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Waukesha Freeman (Newspaper) - September 19, 1970, Waukesha, Wisconsin
Novice balloonist on trans Atlantic to be off sunday Pentagon dubious trip to anywhere of sanguine quote by Mary Ellen Myrene new York a Rod Anderson a 32-year old commodities broker turned balloonist figures the Best time to go up is when the Market is Down. He Aims to stay up longer than anyone. A Novice in the sport with 30 minutes flying time Anderson plans to leave Long Island sunday on the Bottom Side of a 10-Story balloon bound for England a or France. Or somewhere transatlantic. A there Are a thousand other things to think about a he says dismissing the worry of exactly where. A by concentrating on the details you Don t dwell on accompanying Anderson will be Malcolm Brighton 32. Of Farnham England an aeronautical Engineer and Amateur balloonist with considerably More experience. If they succeed in crossing the Atlantic it will be the first time a manned balloon has made the trip. The 3,000 mile plus journey also would establish a distance record for All classes of balloons. The present record of 1,896 Miles was set by an eight Man German team flying a a class 10�?� balloon in 1914, Anderson and Brighton will make their trip in a smaller a class 8�?� balloon and the record in that class said Anderson is just Over 1,700 Miles. Capsules conservationist Dies Wausau apr Charles f. Smith sr., a prominent figure in Wisconsin conservation circles for Many years died this morning after a Brief illness. He was 83. Smith was appointed to the Wisconsin conservation commission in 1945 and served on it and its successor the natural resources Board under four governors retiring last May. He was chairman of the commission at one time. He received the conservationist of the year award by the Sears foundation and the Wisconsin wildlife federation in 1965. A native of Nashville tenn., Smith came to Madison with his father a professor of classics at the University of Wisconsin. A a a hijacks plane to Cuba Bangkok Thailand a a thai charter plane returned to Bangkok today after a junket into communist territory reportedly on orders of an american Soldier of Fortune with a prison record in Arizona. Bira air transport owner of the single engine Cessna Wren identified the Hijacker As Bob Keesee from a passport he left in the plane. He had rented the plane last monday at $60 an hour on the pretext that he was scouting locations for a motion picture production Bira air said. A a a pm labor chiefs meet Detroit apr general motors corp. Today called in labor relations chiefs from its various divisions As both it and the United Auto workers stalemated in National bargaining sought to Gat local level negotiations moving. Law president Leonard Woodstock says local level working agreements which supplement the National wage package must be wrapped up in 155 locations before the 344,000 strikers return to their jobs at pm. They went on strike at Midnight monday. Local level bargaining opened with that on the National level in mid july but Only three settlements have been reached. W a a Nixon watching Jordan Washington a with american forces in the Mediterranean bolstered president Nixon kept continuous watch today on the crisis in embattled Jordan with american lives and the survival of the Hussein government his primary concern. The positioning of military forces was described officially As a precautionary step in Case Nixon decides intervention in Jordan is necessary to Rescue the More than 400 americans in the country. Nixon was reported however prepared if necessary to intervene for other reasons if neighbouring Iraq or Syria enters the civil War Between King Hussein a forces and the palestinian guerrillas or if the country becomes in danger of falling under guerrilla control. Hijacked plane is hit Bangkok Thailand a a thai charter plane hijacked Friday by an american Soldier of Fortune with a prison record in Arizona was hit by ground fire Over Laos before it landed the Hijacker on a Beach in North Vietnam the Pilot said today. Sangiem Pozomke kaew recounting Friday s events said he had decided to enter a Buddhist monastery As a result of his experiences. A a a Lafollette Lead Shorter Beloit apr Les Aspin picked up four More votes Friday in a partial recount of Rock county of last weeks primary contest Between him and Douglas Lafollette for the democratic nomination for first District Congress. Lap Ollete who had a margin of 26 votes shortly after the balloting ended had his Lead shortened to nine Friday after Complete returns from Racine and Walworth counties. His margin apparently has shrunk to five on the basis of returns from All but six of Rock county a 60 precincts. The Kenosha county recount began Friday and its results have not been announced. But getting in the record books is Only part of the Challenge says Anderson a native not a yorker who lives with his wife in Manhattan a there Are so few adventures left i wanted to try it a he said. A i guess that a probably the biggest and he has never been to Europe. The trip financed privately was in the planning stages four years. Brighton helped supervise the final stages this summer making his first trip to the United states. Their helium balloon Christ e n e d a free life a is equipped with 4.500 pounds of navigational and radio instruments As Well As survival nutritional illiterates Are scored Washington a one of the nations most outspoken nutritional critics calling the United states a a nation of nut r i t i o n a 1 illiterates a has asked the Federal government to set up National nourishment standards. Robert b. Choate who stirred up a nationwide controversy last july when he told a Senate Commerce subcommittee Many Well advertised cereals Are sorely lacking in nutritional value appeared before the democratic study groups consumer affairs and food and agriculture task forces Friday. Also testifying were representatives of the food Industry who offered the panel edibles ranging from potato chips to dietetic powders As they defended their products. Choate said the a classroom nutrition teacher has been greatly outclassed by television a Junior is off at the to set being misinformed by endless ads while Mother is slicing open a plastic package to save time and trouble a he said. A the cartoon maker the Jingle writer the Box Label designer the food broker and the supermarket manager Are helping to shape our food he showed the panel Cereal advertisements monitored during the saturday morning cartoon hour and said a i still think it is Safe to state that the Huc stering of the lesser cereals to children Choate has claimed that less nutritious and pre sweetened cereals Are heavily promoted while the top nutritional cereals Are Seldom advertised. Calling television advertising a major source of pseudo nutritional information he said a rather than being the world s Best fed nation we Are the worlds Best mis fed a. S. Clausi vice president and director of corporate research for general foods corp., defended nutritional research. A we do not believe that any gains can be achieved by a series of slashing irresponsible attacks on the food Industry a Clausi said. Clausi Choate and general Mills Board chairman James p. Mcfarland urged the government to set up voluntary nutritional guidelines. Choate also recommended meaningful advertisements to educate children on the basics of nutria fire damage heavy Southend England apr fire that swept through stores and an amusement Arcade along the seafront at Southend London Sconey Island did an estimated $500,000 damage. Waukesha Freeman an int Pendant new Apapas established 1859 saturday september 19, 1970 published every afternoon except sunday by the Freeman printing company 200-204 Park place 53186 Home delivery prices delivery in Waukesha county weekly $.60, 3 mos. <13 was $7.80 6 months 26 weeks i $15.60 yearly 52 weeks $31.20 mail subscription prices mailed outside Waukesha county 1 month $2.50 3 months $7 00 6 months $12.00 one year $22.00 ask for department or person desired. Private Exchange. 542-2501 or 567-6791 entered at the Waukesha Wisconsin Post office As second class matter. All unsolicited manuscripts articles letters and pictures addressed to the Freeman Are sent at the owner s risk. The associated press is entitled exclusively to the use for republication of All the local news printed in the newspaper As Well As All a news dispatches. Gear food and medical supplies All packed where the men will ride in a Bright yellow Gondola 412 feet High and 12 feet in diameter. It floats. Anderson said they plan to Fly at an Altitude of 15.000 feet using fuel from 10 propane Gas tanks to heat the helium to gain Altitude when necessary. Depending on the weather the crossing could take from 6 to 16 Days with speeds averaging up to 50 Miles an hour. The first attempt to Cross the Atlantic by balloon listed in the world almanac was made in 1873 under the sponsorship of the new York daily graphic. That trip was abandoned when the balloon ripped during inflation. Block party permit of d for hippies Madison apr police approved a Block party permit Friday for a Street dance in the Mifflin Street hippie area scene of violence when a similar event was Cut Short in May 1969. The permit issued by chief Wilbur Emery authorizes a Street dance from 1 . To 8 . Sunday. The Mifflin Street area is a predominantly student and hippie neighbourhood near the University of Wisconsin. Mail Box is puzzling Birds Lindsborg Kan. A a Rural mail Box West of Lindsborg appears to be just As puzzling to the Birds As it is to passing motorists. A couple of months ago Bill Johnston a Farmer built a stand in front of his House to hold mail boxes for his family and that of a neighbor , Nelson. Johnston then built a third Box out of Metal and shaped like an Ordinary mail Box. On each Side he lettered a air mail a put it at the end of a pipe 20 feet above the Road and hoped Birds would move in. Milwaukee a the Navy a director of a controversial communications project in Northern Wisconsin was quoted Friday As saying the Pentagon wants someone else a opinion of tests that indicate the project could stunt Plant growth. Cmdr. W. K. Hartell was quoted As saying a we want to rerun that Experiment on a much larger scale. We Are kind 0 do Odd kind of dubious of this Hartell is director of project sanguine a program under which the Navy would Bury Antenna in a 20.000-Square-mile area to improve radio communications with military units throughout the world. The project has been criticized by conservationists who argue electrical currents in the Miles of Antenna could harm wildlife and create hazards for humans in Telephone lines Metal posts and fences. Hazleton laboratories of Falls Church va., issued a preliminary report earlier this week saying its tests showed the electric currents capable of stunting sunflowers and possibly other plants. The study w As financed by the Navy at the request of sen. Gaylord Nelson d-vv�?Tis., a critic of sanguine. Hartell said another scientific opinion will be requested concerning the Plant stunting report. He said the current Levels proposed for sanguine a underground Antenna would be weaker than currents in most household circuits. A threat note nets indictment Madison apr an fan Michael Simmons 20, of Claire state University Stu Chicago charged with sending Dent accused of ending a n threatening communication threatening letter to president acc Sec 0f having dropped nut quot Iha Pard in an Kau Claire jury Mailbox May 6. Candidate asks reduced duties a one third reduction of his teaching duties and salary for the current semester at the University of Wisconsin Waukesha has been requested by de Jackamonis Waukesha. The democratic nominee for state representative in the third District Jackamonis sent his request to us Chancellor a h. Adolfson at Madison. �?o1 feel this reduction is in order so that i May be fair to both my students and my self a Jackamonis wrote. A i want to continue to be Able to reach the voters Jackamonis teaches political science at the University Center. He also announced this week that mrs. Betty Cooper 127 e. Newhall ave., is managing his Campaign. He made the announcement at a meeting of the Waukesha county third District democratic party unit this week at the Waukesha savings and loan building. Ihm Jomes 2301 Springdale re. Music free Beer and refreshments Benefit Waukesha policeman s protective association compliments of Wilcox liquor Mart Grey Terrace r giant 59 outdo i0r1 1, in i 0 u Ltd .1 a 4 0 i 1 june. Hwy. 59 and Hwy. A inter on 59 open 6 30 a show 7 00 . Now showing exclusive drive in showing a Woodleigh Maurice Ujj lid production technicolor from Warner Bro it. Hit no. 2 the Dunwich horror with Sandra Dea hit no. 3 the dirty Bunch on wheels. 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