Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 21, 1972 · Page 14
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 14

Greeley, Colorado
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Friday, April 21, 1972
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Jniversity of Maryland Campus by Antiwar Protest Violence . TAKING THE ' F I N G E R N A I L ROUTE 1 --Bill Bnidigam leads the climb up the "Fingernail Route" a granite wall in Noname Canyon northeast of Glenwopd .Springs. Brudigam was a member of a 26 ; man expedition that climbed the Grand Teton in Wyoming late last year. Brudigam, 22, is a student at ' Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs. For the past two years he has spent his summers as an instructor at the National Outdoor Leadership School. (AP Wirephotdj An Anonymous Army Sovec Expensive Apollo Landing yii By BILL STOCKTON , iS AP Science Writer i : i| SPACE CENTER, Houston @ (AP) -- An anonymous army n Downey, ·f, scattered from coast to coast lit and held in reserve for just ·", such entergencies sprang lo ac?} tion Thursday lo save the $475- h million Apollo 16 moon landing. ; : In Houfton and Cambridge, iii Mass., in Tullahoma, Tenn., iff and Downey-, Cajif., a company $ of 200 rushed "to computers, J'-j spacecraft simulators, rocket [·?. engine mockups and vol- $ uminous files of data from countless past studies of Apollo systems. Apollo 1C was in trouble. Man's f i f t h manned lunar landing hung in the balance. - Shortly before John W. Young and Charles M. Duke were to fire their lunar lander Orion's engine ; lo begin the descent to the moon's Descartes highlands, a problem with the con trol system of the big engine on Thomas K. Mattingly's com mand ship Caspar developed The two spacecraft already hac separated. The needles in meters moni loring the circuits in a backup system t h a t swivels the engine nozzle to steer the spacecraft were flicking to and fro. The primary control system was functioning, but mission 1 rules forbid Matlingly to fire Casper's engine to return to an orbit 60 miles above (he moon without the backup system. B u t Apollo's anonymous army, marched lo work. At North American Rockwell nanned sophisticated simula- .ors that mimic every detail of he spacecraft's behavior. They traced the malfunction o probablya transistor or other electronic component. Next; -the engineers had to know if rapid swiveling of the Calif., built, where Cas- engineers Denverite Describes Missing Father CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) A description provided by Denver man of his father resembles that of a skeleton found buried at the abandonee mining camp of Rockvalc southeast of here, deputies said Thursday. Walter Payne told deputies he last saw his father in November 1933 when the man accompanied "him p a r t way to school in Canon City. By BOB MONROE Associated Press Writer Demonstrators at the Univer- y of Maryland threw rocks, oworks and firebombs and lice fired tear gas in the osl serious clash since the re- mption of U.S. bombing of orlh Vietnam triggered a new ave of campus antiwar pro- sis. Nineteen persons were sled in the violence Wednes- ay night over student attempts close U.S. Route 1 bordering eir sprawling College Park impus. More t h a n 250 stale and coun- police and sheriff's deputies ackcd by an armored car, two eeps and a helicopter were 'ought in to reopen the stretch highway which dcmonslra-i jrs closed four limes. ' About 400 to COO persons urlecl rocks and -clicrrybombs nd fired skyrockets at the law- icn while another 2,000 slu- Thc presidents of nine major Northeastern universities issued^ statement deploring the renewed bombing and a win 'at almost any cost" attitude in the war. They also rebuked coercive student strikes. The Maryland clashes followed a campus rock concert at dis- Ilic which some students tributed leaflets among enls looked lOlice said. on ami Three Molotov ocklails were thrown at police ehicles. Two policemen suf- cred minor injuries, neither ·om Ihe fireworks. At Columbia University in York City, eight large win- ows in the School for Inler- alional Affairs were broken dozen of 1,000 )ersoi]s who crowd of 2,500 urging a demonstration. On the way lo the highway, [he demonstrators broke windows in the administration building and the ROTC armory and tried unsuccessfully to set the armory afire. Police also said windows were broken during the night in id businesses in downtown Col- ege Park. Some items were aken from window displays. Rain ended the clash about 3:30 a.m. although state police ·epbrled about 50 "hard core' demonstrators remained near the downtown shopping center. The 19 arrests brought lo 33 .lie number seized in two days of clashes over the highway Several police and students were injured in protests at the 36,000-student school Tuesday. The window breaking at Co luinbia came during a loosely marched through Ihe campus sle Wednesday night. Elsewhere teach-ins, work- hops, rallies and class boy- otfs were planned as student et votes on a coordinated anti- var strike for Friday. organized march that led lo the newly constructed. School for International Affairs building. Demonstrators are demand ing that the school suspend al work for the Department of De fense. As the crowd of 1,000 chanted "SIA must go!" a dozen of the group heaved rocks, bricks and chunks of asphalt through the panes. Leaders of the march holly debated the lactic of properly destruction. · After 10 minutes the crowd moved on to the home of uni- v e r s i f y President William McGill for more c h a n t i n g -"Can Billy come out ami p l a y ? ' 1 a n d " W e want kGill!"--before dispersing. McGill and the presidents of| he seven oilier Ivy League schools and Massachusetts In- litutc of Technology issued the oint statement deploring the xmibing of North Vietnam. "All of us personally oppose i national policy which seems o be based on the belief thai he United Slates must at almost any cost win the war in vhich it is engaged in Indochina," they said. "The cost of such a policy in luiman life and suffering are appalling and unjustified. We therefore deplore the bombing of jN'orlh Vietnam and its civil- Fri., April 21,1972 an population," the statement said. Al the University of Wisconsin in Madison, 2,000 antiwar protesters massed and marched to the stale capilol several blocks away. When Gov. Patrick India Adds Bunks NEW DELHI - A Reserve Bank of India study shows that 3,583 branch banks were opened between June 19C9 and May 1971, more than 3,000 in rural and semi-urban areas. · " J. REMINGTON Swedish Ore Plentiful K1HUNA, Sweden - The iron- ore deposits of Norrbotlon -- Ihc northern part of Sweden -will last for another century, according to a recent government survey. Ore fields already being mined and newfound deposits arc estimated to contain up lo 4 billion tons of ore. Luceyj refused lo call a special legisla-: live session lo sluil off Hie slate's war resources about 20 of the group stalked out of a meeting with the governor. In Leonardo, N.J., a U.S. Niivy ammunition ship was pre- ·ented temporarily from dock- n g p when antiwar demonstra- ors in five canoes and a small nolorlwal blocked the pier. A Navy sixikcsman said the uiniflolilla left when ordered to do so and there were no arrests. Tlie U.S. Naval Ammimi- ion Depot at Leonardo is a major loading area on tile Easi Coast. In Newark, N.J., 13 students Iran the Rutgers ·LSiiivcrsily ::;unpus were arrested whet hey refused police orders lo move from lliuir dcmonslnilioi outside the I'nidential Insurance Co. i\ s|xikesman said Hie demon slralion was held there becausi Prudential "is the most now erful coi'jxiration in New Jcrscj and is representative of (hi economic psychology that pr (luces n Vietnam." About GO antiwar denionslra tors and carrying wooden Hie intestines of crosse: a deai sheep disrupted fin HO'I'C clus, at Iowa State University i Ames. There were no arrests. Electronic Printing Calculator you name it... it does it! · 12-digil capacity · grand total; · floating or fixed decimal · mixed calculations · memory "Everything for the Office" 1303 Eighth Avenue engine nozzle that might rcsu if the bad circuit were us ivould structurally damage I engine or the spacecraft. Engineers at the Arnold I search and Engineering Cent in TUIlahoma, Tcnn., had co ducle'd tests nearly three yea ago on just such a prohler The reports were reviewed a it was decided there would no structural damage. Finally, the experts had to know about how the complex- guidance and navigation computer aboard Casper which ties everything together would react to it" all. Massachusetts Institute of Technology at Cambridge, Mass., designed the computer and has a master computer tliere to simulate the spacecraft's electronic brain. Tests at MIT determined there would be no malfunction. By link' telephone and computer to Houston the reports Space agency officials considered ordering Orion and Casper to rejoin-and use Orion's engine to blast them homeward. The disappearance was never explained, Payne said. Fremont County officers said they have nothing .to link the flowed into a room off the Mission Control center where space agency brass had gathered to make the crucial decision. Roccon Petrone, Apollo program director, ran the meeting. "It was wonderful lo see tins team in action from coast to lie said. "We arrived al a posilion ell met our mission .- . ...- ,, i i i nuica. »i; decided to go ahead missing man with the skeleton ^^ Qn []]c s i ( u a t i o n They announced the decision al 0:45 p.m. EST, told tire astronauts five minutes later an ' after less than two more hours had passed Orion was on the except the son's description. Bottle hunters found the body five feet underground Sunday. 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