Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on May 12, 1967 · Page 10
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Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona · Page 10

Tucson, Arizona
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Friday, May 12, 1967
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PAGE 10 T U C S O N D A I L Y C I T I Z E N FRIDAY. MAY 12, 1967 AFTER 40 YEARS Lindbergh Still Active, But Out Of Public Eye Forty years ago, on May 20, W27, Charles A. Lindbergh, in his plane, the Spirit of St. Louis, became the first aviator to fly solo, non-stop across the Atlantic. The trip, from Curtiss Field, Long Island, New York to Le Bourget Airport near Paris took 33% hours, and made Lindbergh a national h e r o , affectionately called "Lucky Lindy" and "the Lone Eagle.' After the kidnaping and murder u his young son, Lindbergh largely retreated from public invasion of his private life. He continues to lead an active life, but guards the anonymity he now has achieved. Historic Flight Charles Lindbergn is shown beside his plane, the Spirit of St. Louis, just before he began the historic J3y 2 -hour flight from Curtiss Field, N. Y. to Le Bourget Airport in France, the first solo crossing of the Atlantic from west to east. The Takeoff The Spirit of St. Louis takes off for France. "The wheels leave the ground -- full flying speed -- the controls taut, alive straining." Now I have to make it -- there's no alternative," Lindbergh recalled thinking. His comment on arriving in France was only, "Well, I made it." Blind Association Meets Saturday The Tucson Association for the Blind will hold its general membership meeting at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Blind Adult Center, 347 E. Speedway Blvd. Entertainment and refreshments will be provided. All blind ...and visually impaired persons are invited. Red Cross To Reward UA Students Students participating in Red Cross activities at the. University of Arizona w i l l receive year-end awards from David L. Windsor, university registrar and director of admissions, as well as adviser to the Red Cross campus organization. The meeting wih be held in room 355 of the Student Union at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Donald Steinwachs, chairman of the Red Cross committee will preside and Miss Linda Eaton will report on the year's activities. Students participated in many Red Cross programs throughout the year. Highlights were the two Bloodmobile visits to the campus in'the fall and spring with more than 500 active in recruitment, promotion a n d staffing of the drawing. More than 1,370 pints of blood were donated for community service. University students also gave more than 300 hours of volunteer service at the chapter in administration, motor service, youth, nursing and the blood program. They also sponsored a swim program and were represented at a Red Cross College Conference in Los Angeles and the national convention in Friday - Saturday Specials A Lovely Chair for Mother ... for her to relax in and bring lasting enjoyment. We have handsomely styled chairs to suit - every decor ... chairs of superb comfort with finest craftsmanship, rich covers and newest fashion colors. Give one to Mother with your love ... and Barrows has priced them specially to give you real value. Loose pillow lounge chair, textured cover in Olive or Spice.79.95 Dallas. Two students also were chosen to participate in "Friendship Mexico." They will serve as bilingual instructors in Red Cross programs below the border this summer. \ Victim Curly-haired Charles A. Lindbergh Jr., pictured shortly before he was kidnapped March 1,1932, from his parents' home at Hopewell, N. J. Twelve days later the body of the I*-month-oId boy was found in a shallow grave five miles 'away. Bruno Richard Hauptmann was executed for the crime on April 3,1936. Consultant Lindbergh, in dark suit, is shown with Douglas Aircraft officials near a "Thor" intermediate range ballistic missile prior to a test launch Oct. 3, 1957. Lindbergh often is consulted on the missile program. Promoted To General Lindbergh, left, took the oath of his new rank, brigadier general, from Army Secretary Harold Talbott at the Pentagon on April 7, 1954. Restrained Asia Policy Urged By Sen. Kennedy CHAPEL HILL, N. C. (AP)-Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass,, believes the United States should practice "repaint" in Asia once the Vietnam conflict is over. "The first principle of our Asian policy after Vietnam should be restraint," Kennedy s^M this week in a speech at the University of North Carolina. "We must honor the com- mlonents we have made, but '·e' very careful about new ones." K e n n e d y predicted there would be other conflicts in Asia, saying: "Guerrilla movements, despite their terror and violence, offer discontented people a purpose, a faith, an organization and a way of life . . .It is not our business to suppress them ... -to make Asia safe for the mandarins and landlords. "A review of the present situation shows no justification, in my judgment, for American military intervention (in Asia) on^e the war in Vietnam is over." Complaint Cites Dead Animals A Tucson woman says dozens of dead animals have been thrown into her yard during the past six years and that she has complained to health officials who, she added, have failed to take action to remedy the situation. Mrs. Carmella Westcott, 55, of 1840 N. Dragoon St., told city police Wednesday that she has buried 38 dogs and 50 cats in the past six years. She said those were the figures when she stopped counting "long ago." She said the dead animals were dumped on her yard. 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