Greensburg Daily News from Greensburg, Indiana on August 31, 1965 · Page 8
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Astronauts Continue Checks, u Debriefings By AL ROSSITER JR. CAPE KENNEDY (UPI)— Gemini twins. Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad huddled in seclusion at America's moon- port today to relive for history the high points of their record eight days in space. The nation's newest space heroes, in top shape and glad to be back, also faced more of the medical tests that began an hour after their Atlantic Ocean splash down Sunday. Their next nine days here and at the Project Gemini headquarters in Houston may be more tiresome *han the eight days they spe~ 4 in the Mann Appointed St. Paul Marshal Meredith O. Mann, 31, senior emergency ambulance attendant at Shelbyville for the past 10 years, said Monday that he will assume the position of town marshal for St. Paul, effective Sept. 1. Mann's appointment was made by the St. Paul town board. He will succeed Oscar Decker who has been marshal there for the past several months. Mann said he and his family will move to St. Paul later this week. He recently announced his resignation as an ambulance attendant but will remain a special deputy with the local sheriff's department. Mann's resignation becomes effective Sept. 15. The marshal- ship is a part-time position, and Mann said his plans for full-time employment still are undecided. Pleads Guilty To Theft Charge Here In Decatur Circuit Court this morning. Paul Jackson, 19, Springfield. 0., changed his plea of not guilty to guilty to a charge of theft. He was returned to the local jail pending a pre-sentence investigation by the probation officer. Jackson and Carlie Johnson, 22, Kokomo, are charged with the theft of an electric saw valued at $35 and five five-gallon cans of gasoline valued at $27 from Robert Dale Brown a month ago. Johnson has pleaded not guilty to the charge and his trial has been set for Sept. 13. I Gemini capsule whirling around earth. The 120-orbit voyage pushed the United states ahead of Russia in manned space exploration and proved that man can withstand the rigors of space long enough to fly to the moon and back as early as 1969. . More Checks Today's schedule for Cooper and Conrad picked up where it left off Monday— more physical checks and more of the technical "debriefings" scientists needed to gain every bit of information possible out of the ortbital endurance mission. Cooper and Conrad, talking into tape recorders, Monday discussed in detail the flawless countdown Aug. 21, the launch ^nd the climb into a near-perfect orbit. Today's orogram went on from there. It covered the endless sweeps around earth, the troubles ihat at times threatened a premature landing, the fiery return to earth and finally the off-target landing. Band in Fair Competition Wednesday The 110-member Greensburg Community High School band, the "Marching Pirates," will participate Wednesday in the annual Indiana State Fair high school band parade. There are 92 bands entered in the contest, which will start at 8 a. m. The Marching Pirates are 71st in the line of competition and are expected to be marching before the reviewing stand sometime between 11:30 a. m. and 12:30 p. m. according to Band Director William 0. Marvin. The local bandsmen will leave Greensburg at 7:30 a. m. Bus transportation is being provided through the courtesy of the local American Legion Post. The Marching Pirates won first place in the American Legion's state convention parade at Indianapolis this summer and placed first in the band contest Bt the Decatur County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. Chaperones are Miss Geneva Risk, Walter Weiss and Mr. and Mrs. William G. Marvin. Wednesday, it will be more of | the same with the astronauts going over the operation of the spacecraft's various systems, tne sightings in space and the 17 experiments penormed. i'nursday, said tne space agency, Cooper and Conrad, "hopefully" will return to Housion for more reports and tests. Sept. 9 Set According to the official National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) schedule of seclusion, the cosmic champions will not be allowed to see their families until Sept. 9 — the day of their first report to the public. But it was expected unofficially that Cooper and Conrad would get a brief visit, at least, with their wives and children when they return to Houston this week. The astronauts were flown to the Cape Monday from the recovery flagship USS Lake Champlain that retrieved them from the sea a day earlier. Desegregation Is Without Incident Bv United Press International The most massive public school desegregation in southern history was accomplished as a matter of routine Monday. Thousands of Negro pupils attended previously all - white schools for the first time as a result of an edict by the U. S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. The order required integration or loss of federal aid funds. No incidents of violence were reported in Dixie on opening day. "We haven't had a single call," said Dr. Allen Smith, Georgia's associate school superintendent. High School Youth Killed by Baseball LEWISyiLLE, Ind. (UPI) — A 17-year-old LewisviUe High School senior was injured fatally late Monday when he was struck in the temple by a baseball hurled by an automatic pitching machine which activated unexpectedly. Richard Green, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Green of Lewisville, died 25 minutes after he was rushed to Robert Long Hospital in Indianapolis for brain surgery. Principal Ralph Shute said the accident happened at thr end of the first baseball practice of the year on the school diamond. He said most of the boys who turned out for practice had left when the automatic device in use at the school for the first time discharged a ball accidentally as Green stood near the batter's box. The ball struck Green in the head and he fell to the ground unconscious. A n ambulance from Cambridge City took the youth to Henry County Hospital at New Castle, where doctors after a hurried examination determined brain surgery was necessary. Mills Recommend J) Modern Carpet Leading carpet manufacturer! now recommend that wall-to- wall carpets be dry cleaned with the HOST Electric Up- Brush. Host actually remove« dirt, reconditions the pile and raisei matted nap. Best of all, your carpets are never wet — your rooms can be used Instantly. This process is favored for til types of fibers. Phone us for information Carpet and Drapery E. City Limits Road 46 Shute said the pitching machine has been "banished forever" from use at Lewisville High. _ "It was temperamental," he said. "We don't want anybody else to be hurt." Green was an outstanding student and leader. He was editor in chief of "The Flashback," the high school yearbook, and was a delegate to Hoosier Boys State at Bloomington last June. Ralph Wayne is the name given the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Bishop of Westport. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Foley of Carmelj Monday. He has been named Charlss L. Foley Jr. Their address is 10614, Bellfountain. Mrs. Alfred Redelman of R. R. 2 has returned from a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Prank Welnetz of Michigan City. Her sister, Sister Mary Giovanni, SBS, of Fresno, Calif, was also visiting there. Mr. Redelman joined the family on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene McQueen of R. R. 1, Milroy have named their infant son Thomas Anthony. He weighed nine pounds and was born on the seventh birthday of his nephew. Christopher Alan Myers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Myers Greenfield Circuit Court Mickey H. Katterhenry has been granted a petition for authority to execute a mortgage. In the divorce litigation filed by Linda Bell against Dale Richard Bell the court, after an investigation by the Decatur County Department of Public Welfare, placed the couple's two older children in the custody of Mrs. Virginia Bundren, Indianapolis, and the youngest child in the custody of Mrs. Norma E. Bennett of Columbus for a period of one year. The defendant is to pay $7 per week for support of the youngest child and $14 per week for support of the two older children. The plaintiff and defendant were granted the right of reasonable visitation with the children and the court ruled that custodians of the children are authorized and encouraged to permit visitation among the children. The plaintiff was granted a divorce May 15, 1964. The administrator of -the estate of the late Nellie R. Black filed proof of notice to heirs and creditors. The final report was approved and the estate continued for report of distribution. The assessor filed appraisement in the estate of the late Albert Miller showing gross value of the estate to be $12,643.70. Finding was that tax is due in the sum of 25 cents. Special Free Film Offer! (AMERICAN MAKE) With each roll of black and white film brought in for developing, you receive 1 coupon. 2 coupons will get one roll of film. Double coupons given until Sept. 30. —24 Hour Service — REDEEM COUPONS FOR FRESH FILM AS YOU NEED IT! Gay's Studio 113 S. BROADWAY PHONE 662-5631 Personals PACES Greensburg (Ind.) Daily Mews, Tuesday, Aug. 31,1965 Married Men Without Children Facing Draft Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Jones and family and Mr. and Mrs. Neal Jessup of Westport visited Mrs. Jessup's sister, Mrs. Lura Mohr, of Sulphur Springs Sunday. They also called on Miss Loretta Balding of Muncie, a former college roommate of Mrs. Jones. SAN FRANCISCO (OPI) — Married men in the 19-to-26 age bracket without children probably will face draft calls early next year, according to Selective Service Director Lewis B. Hershey. He told a news conference Monday that draft boards also will tighten i-.p on deferments for students, conscientious objectors, medical exemptions and married men who neglect their families. Hershey said the boards will be instructed to "take a good Washed Cat ARCADIA, Calif. (UPI)— When Mrs. J. F. Sargent heard her year-old Persian cat, Scamper, meowing above the roar of her washing machine the other day, she began a frantic search in and under the house. Eight minutes, three rinses and part of a spin dry cycle later, Mrs. Sargent removed a dizzy and limp Scamper from her front-loading wash- look at the fellow who marries some girl and forgets to stay around and provide a home — we're interested in him." President Johnson, on Hershey's advice, ordered draft boards to treat any man married after last Friday the same as single men — and Hershey added that those who rushed into wedlock late Friday to beat the draft "will discover they didn't beat anything." The general said that as soon as the pool of available single 19-to-26-year-clds is exhausted, the Selective Service will begin calling up married men in the same age bracket without children. He said this could be anytime after next January. Hershey warned students that they will have to work at their schooling if they want to be deferred. He said that if students are called up, the first will be those whose grades are not up to par, those who are not carrying a full load of studies, "and the fellows who get kicked out of school one year and go back the next." He said he was ir. favor of drafting what he called the "political pacifists" who seek conscientious objector status. 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