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The Holland Evening Sentinel CflMMfAA AIU MfffBW A rurLMUMJif DeUVEKV WEEK DAf CVfNINGS SEVENTY-FOURTH YEAR NO. 125 HOLLAND, MICHIGAN, 49423 SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1969 TWELVE PAGES PRICE 10 CENTS CAR HIT BROADSIDE--John Arens, 76. route 2, Holland, was fatally injured Friday afternoon when his car was struck by one driven by Steven Grassmid, 17, route 1, Zeeland, in front of the Arens home on Port Sheldon Rd. just west of 112th Ave. Olive Resident Dies in Crash Arens hod left one drive and was making a left turn into a second driveway at his home when his car was struck by the Grassmid car which was in the process of passing it.

(Ottawa County Sheriff's photo) Ottawa county marked its 35th traffic fatality of the year Friday afternoon with the death of John Arens, 76, route 2. Holland, who was fatally injured in a two-car crash at 2:56 pjna. at 112th Ave. and Port Sheldon a mile east of Crisp in Olive township. The Arens home is on the southwest corner of the intersection where the crash occurred.

The other car was driven by Steven Grassmid, 17, route 1, Zeeland, who was headed west on Port Sheldon. Ottawa sher- cal examiner. Grassmid sought his own treatment for chin lacerations. Sheriffs officers are contin- hour durm lo 15 Traffic Deaths Seen In Michigan By United Press International Americans were dying in traffic accidents at the rate of six uing the investigation. Mr.

Arens was a member of South Olive Christian Reformed Church. Surviving are his wife, Dena; two brothers, Jack and Dick of Holland; four sisters. Mrs. Harry (Jennie) Nienhuis, Mrs. Frank (Hattie) Brandsen, Mrs.

Henry (Grace) Dams of Hol- land'and Mrs. John (Katherine) Rozema of Grand Rapids; a sis- giving weekend. Fifteen of the victims have died in Michigan. A United Press Internationa count at 9 a.m. EST showet 338 persons killed in traffic accidents since the start of the holiday period at 6 p.m Wednesdav.

Pennsylvania Stabbing Fatal for Holland Coed Adm. T.F. Connolly To Get Kitty Hawk Memorial Award Vice Admiral Thomas F. Con-1 nolly, 1717 South Shore de- Hity chief of naval operations for air, has been chosen for the 1969 Kitty Hawk Memorial Award for "distinguished achievement in military A special committee representing the aviation industry and the armed forces unanimously selected Adm. Connolly for the award.

It will be presented to A breakdown of accidental Vice Adm. Thomas F. Connolly deaths showed: shim Dec. 5, at the i ed out of his driveway and was of Grand Rapids. attempting to make a left turns Funeral services will be held into another driveway at his (Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.

in South home. i Christian Reformed Grassmid was passing with the Rev. Edward i Miscellaneous: 27 Total: 407 Arens car when the latter made a left turn, and was struck broadside by the Grassmid carv Arens was pinned in his car and it required two wreckers to pull the cars apart before Arens could be taken to Holland Hospital by ambulance. He died at 4:45 p.m. of chest injuries, according to Dr.

Edward Helbing of Holland who served'as medi- Tamminga officiating. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial California had the highest extensive contributions in aviation engineering, aerospace development and flight safety. Adm. Connolly, a naval aviator since 1936 and a combat pilot in World War was instrumental in the development of the Navy's Test Pilot School at Patuxent River, first truly operational navigation satellite system, Project Transit; the Pacific Missile Range off Point Mugu, and co authored the book. "The Airplane Aerodynamics," which is now a standard text in more than 70 universities.

He has flown 39 different types of aircraft for the Navy in his 40-year career, including the F-11A and F-11B, and the first Air Force and Navy pure jets. Adm. Connolly has been com- mandinr officer of the attack carriers Corregidor and Hornet, commander of Carrier Division 7, and became the 17th deputy chief of naval operations for air in November 1966. His decorations include two Legions of Merit, three Distinguished Flying Crosses, three Air Medals and numerous service and campaign medals. Adm.

Connolly is married to the former Margaret Irene Hagy of Beverly Hills, Calif. The Con- Brothers Memorial Banquet atinollys ha've a son, Thomas F. the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los of Holland and a daughter, Angeles. I Susan Loraine, and reside at state death toll, 39. Texas had A month ago the naval M-l, Washington Navy 33, New York 24, and Georgia 1 boss' received the National Yard.

Their permanent home is I i I 1 LJjil 22. By United Press International Arab guerrillas marked the Aviation Club achievement at 1717 South Shore Hoi- 22nd anniversary of the United Betsy R. Aardsma Arab Guerrillas Stage A ttacks A spokesman for the National award in Washington for his-land. Safety Council said the death' Gardens. to be "just about Relatives are asked to meet on in the church basement at 1:15 p.m.

Friends and relatives may meet the family at Notier-Ver Lee-Langeland -Funeral Chapel Sunday from 2 to 4 and 8 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. The council estimated before the holiday that as many as 800 persons would die in traffic. Last year's Thanksgiving weekend toll was 764. The holiday period ends at 3 midnight Sunday.

Off SAIGON (UPD--U. S. Green southwest of Saigon. The battle Berets and South Vietnamese by- Apollo 12 Crew Returns Home SPACE CENTER, Houston transport (UPD--Apollo 12's moon explorers returned home today to the greetings of loved ones and the plaudits of colleagues. Charles 'Tete" Conrad, Richsrd F.

Gordon and Alan L. Bean landed at 6:44 a.m. EST at nearby Ellington Air Force Base after a non-stop, eight- hour flight from Hawaii. Tbe astronauts were sealed in the cramped quarantine van that has been their home for five davs It took more than a half hour for the trailer to be unloaded from the huge C141 On hand to greet the moon pflots were their families, Aoollo 11 commander Neil A. and other astronauts and leaders of the program that sent them on their million-mile lunar voyage two weeks ago.

The astronauts" trip from the South Pacific splashdown area Monday to Houston took longer than their flight from Cape Kennedy to the moon. The astronauts arrived in Honolulu late Friday on the recovery ship Hornet and were transferred to the airplane. Two More Narcotics Arrests Made Holland police continued a narcotics crackdown Friday night, arresting three more young people for selling marijuana. Two others are presently being held on charges of illegal use of narcotics. A quantity of marijuana was seized in making the arrests.

Police are continuing their investigation and more arrests are expected- All names are being withheld pending arraignment in Holland District Court- explosive hurling Communist attackers at Bu Prang today. In the Mekong Delta, South Vietnamese forces killed 56 Viet Cong in intense fighting. AlUwugh the Bu Prang Special Forces camp 112 miles northeast of Saigon has been bombarded by North" Vietnamese gunners almost daily for more than a month it was the first direct assault. The Communist force charged, tossing explosive charges as they ran after more than 100 rounds of rocket, mortar and artillery fire into the camp. None of the 14 U.S.

Green Berets or 40 Army artillerymen at the camp was injured, military sources said. South Vietnamese casualties were light The fighting in the Mekong Delta far to the south broke out near My Tho 46 mfles cost South Vietnamese forces 18 men killed and 31 wounded. Intelligence reports said the 263rd Viet Cong Main FRCE Battalion is active in the region, an area of rice paddies and mangrove swamps. A week ago 52 Vietnamese soldiers were killed in fighting in the populous area. The defenders at Bu Prang opened up with intense fire to drive off the attackers who fled with unknown losses.

Nations partition of Palestine today with a wave of attacks on quently miss their targets. Cairo radio said more Ameri- i Student Collapses In Library Betsy Aardsma, 22, Was Taking Graduate Work at Penn State UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -Pennsylvania state police said today a Holland, coed who collapsed in the school 1 library Friday and was pro' nounced dead on arrival at 1 University Health Center, died of a single stab wound in the chest. The victim, Betsy R. Aardsma.

22. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Aardsma, of 117 East 37th Holland, was found among the book shelves of the Pattee Library at Pennsylvania State University where she was doing graduate work in English and art.

Coroner Robert Neff of Cenvre County in Pennsylvania said the girl died of a single puncture wound of the pulmonary artery. He could not determine what the girl was stabbed with. The announcement came several hours after the girl collapsed in the library. Stafe police immediately started an investigation and questioned several persons today. They said several books were found on the floor near but it was not known books indicated a cans keep arriving in Israel and!" iaiien BOOKS uioicaiea a that as they do, each gets a or rf tte wchm had $1,000 deposit in American knocked them to the floor when Israeli, territory.

Egypt said everjTmonth inTdditfon sh JL 5' Americans are now flying some', to their expenses in Israel 'and The Israeli jets and serving as a S25.000 Me insurance policy. ground crews for Israel The sem jofflcial Cairo news-j A The Arab commandos at- paper Al Ahram said thejing cked two market places at escalation of Israeli air raids if 0 Univ around 8 P' i tacked Rafabin in the Israeli-occupied against Egypt could mean: Gaza Strip, injuring three Arabs Israel wants to avenge children and five adult Arabs' and fired on an Israeli patrol jgj. eat i osses just'south of the Sea of Galilee. Other guerrilla attacks were -reported in the Gaza Strip st Aardsma left this morn- company with relatives for University Park which lies in the mountain area about 100 miles west of Harrisfaurg, the suffered capital. i Aardsma.

a 1965 gradu- ate of Holland High School, graduated last Mav from the Univcr- getting readv for a milita opera tions up iii military uperauuua Friday night and two grenades ret aliation for recent Egyp- were thrown at a bus taking ean comman( jo attacks against Arab refugees to the Huan i positions occupied Sinai. refugee and a mine of Michigan. An honor student, she was attending Pennsylvania State University on scholarship. She was a member of Trinity Reformed Church. United States Keeps Vietnam Ally WELLINGTON, New Zealand (UPI)-- The United States retained a Vietnam ally today when Prime Minister Keith Holyoake's ruling National party was returned to office with a YORK (DPD The reduced majority.

AFL-CIO opened a nationwide AFL-CIO Boycotts Against GE When voting closed today Holyoake's party held a slender boycott Friday against the General Electric largest prp- over party. Weather ft 1 I I UQJM i. but commanding lead ducer of electrical in Norman Kirk's Labor the country and a major maker of electronic and atomic energy equipmect. "The 13.6 million-memfcer labor organization called the boycott for settlement of a five- week strike against GE by 13 unions. Negotiations, which will resume Monday, are deadlocked over highway pay.

Although trie AFL-CIO has supported national boycotts in the'past, this is ths first one it has initiated. It was seen as a test of the effectiveness of AFL-CIO President George Meany's leadership and could have an impact on bargaining next year in the Partial clearing and cooler tonight. Lows 18-23. Partly cloudy Sunday with highs in the mid to upper 30s. Outlook for Monday: Partly cloudy and becoming a little warmer in the afternoon.

The sun sets tonight at 5:15 trucking and automobile indus- istration's overall anti-inflation policies. p.m. and rises tomorrow at 7:53 a.m. The temperature at 11 a.m. )ries on On admin- today was 33.

For the 24 hours ending 5 p.m. yesterday the instruments recorded the following: Local Report Maximum, 33. Minimum, 31. Precipitation, none. One Year Ago Yesterday Maximum, 33.

Minimum, 40. Precipitation, .13, More Go-Ahead Expected BRUSSELS (UPI)--The United States and its North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies are expected to give the go-ahead to a new, more flexible nuclear strategy at their pre-Christmas "council session next week, reliable NATO sources said today. CHATS WITH SANTA--Scort Von Dyke, 3-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. POM! W.

Van Dyke of 10891 James Zeeland, has a "gay ole time" talking with Santa Claus who arrived in Holland Friday night. Santa will be in his headquarters at 13 West Eighth St. every day, except Sunday, beginning Dec. 12 through Dec. 23 from 5 to 8 p.m.

His visits are sponsored by the Downtown Merchants Division of Holland Chamber of Commerce. The attacks came 22 years Official sources said the bridge near Rafah. North Vietnamese want to overrun Bu Prang before Christmas. More than 5,000 Communist troops are said to be massed in the thickly jungled highlands around the outpost. Five Communist troops were reported killed early" today when they attacked a night position of a South Vietnamese militia unit 600 yards east of the camp.

to boost sagging morale after the Nov. 29, 1947 U.N.] resolution that cleared the way for the birth of the Republic of Israel the following'spring. Cairo Radio said 48 Americans are now piloting Israeli jets and 136 more man Israeli ground installations. "Their number is increasing as America delivers more planes to Israel," the official Cairo radio said. at home.

CHIDD emu ct mint; i exploded beneath a pipeline, el tr in Sne had considered joining the still has the initiative in an Peace Corps but changed her plans when the opportunity for graduate study arose. Surviving besides the parents are two sisters. Mrs. Dennis (Carol) Wagner of Madison, and Kathy. 13.

at home; a brother. Richard 20. at home: the maternal grandmother, Mrs. eBssie Van Als- burg of Holland, and the paternal grandmother. Mrs.

Dana Van Galen of Cincinnati. Ohio. Miss Aardsma the second Brazilian Jet Hijacked To Cuba SAN JUAN. Puerto JPI)--A Brazilian Varig The contentions followed the ner hijacked Friday night "gg arrival Friday in Cairo of 105 persons aboard while Last Julv Margaret Phillips. Robert Pranger, U.S.

deputy enroute from Europe to South CooDersville a graduate student assistant secretary of defense, America landed today in at Universitv of Michigan for talks with Egyptian leaders. Havana, Cuba, after a refueling as er Ann Arbor Pranger said he was on an stop in San Juan, airline apartment- orientation tour of the Middle i officials said. Ernest R. Bishop. 28, ex-con- East, including a stop in Israel, i A Varig spokesman in Rio de i vict whom Miss Phillips had be- He denied reports his visit was Janeiro said the Boeing 707 set friended, goes on trial for her connected with an American down in Havana at 6:45 a.m.

murder next Mondav. attempt to settle the Middle'EST. He said that according to i Although no engagement was East crisis peacefully. the sketchy information the i announced, Miss Aardsma was Military sources said Israeli airline had, the plane apparent- planning marriage with David air strikes against southern andl ly was hijacked by one person Wright of Chicago, a first year central sectors of the Suez who appeared to be a non- medical student at a school affil- Canal and Friday were aimed' Brazilian. iated with Penn State Univer- mostly against Egyptian air: have no further details 'shy.

defense guns. But they said the at the moment and we do not Mrs. Aardsma. the mother, raids were foiled by heavy know where it will head for was flying to Pennsylvania this Egyptian ground fire which after it leaves (Havana)." morning with a sister and broth- forced the Israeli planes to stay another Varig spokesman in er-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.

Louis at high altitudes and conse-. London added. 'Cotts of Michigan City, Ind. Massacre Questions 'Up in the Air' Bv United Press International servicemen now under investi- Kennedy, called the meeting The continued willingness of gallon, their ore trial state- after reading an interview in some ex-GIs to admit publicly penis could prove highly self-' which Richard Pendleton, a that they took part in the incriminatory. Vietnam veteran, said his alleged Song Mv massacre lent Defense Department spokes- company commander, Capt.

a sense of urgency today to the i man Jerry "Friedheim said Ernest L. Medina, deliberately Defense Department's efforts to Friday 'Tne whole question is killed a small boy at Song My. find out whether former ser-1 still up in the air." He said The former private also was vicemen can be prosecuted Army lawyers also were quoted as saying "higher ups" under military law. exploring the possibility of knew about the incident The Supreme Court ruled Jn seeking establishment of a war Pendleton was the latest 1955 that any soldier who has crimes tribunal to try the ex- former serviceman to step completely severed his ties with servicemen, but he added the forth with a so-called eyewit- the service could not be denied plan "was not under active ness account of the alleged his constitutional right to a consideration'' at the moment, massacre on March 16, 1968. civilian trial despite a clause in the Uniform Code of Military While Pentagon attorneys searched the lawbcoks, the Justice providing for court- military judge for the court martialing civilians accused of martial of 1st Lt.

William L. committing crimes while in Callev Jr. met secretly Friday uniform. at Ft. Benning, with If Pentagon attorneys recom- opposing lawyers to discuss mend after reviewing this and continued violation of other Supreme Court decisions his order not to talk about the that the Army press charges (Sentinel photo) ragainst any of 15 former case before trial.

The judge, Lt. Col. Reid W..

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