Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 20, 1973 · Page 19
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ister-Maii OAL^tJRG, ILL., PRI„ JULY 20,1973 SEC. 2 PAGE 1* Skylab 2 Launch CAPE KENNEDY (Utt) The couirtdwm (or a dress rehearsal launch of the second three Skylab astronauts rolled along flawlessly today while the crew, breaking with tradition, o&fttifluetf training for their eight-week space mission in Houston. A successful liftoff drill would clear the way for blasting the Skylab 2 crew in an Apollo command module up to the space station, still orbiting the earth 270 miles high, on July 28. Tests Completed More than 150,000 gallons of liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen propellant were pumped into the 224-foot tall Saturn IB rocket during the night, after tests on all parts of the giant booster were completed. Astronauts Allan L. Bean, Owen K. Garriott and Jack R. Lousma were still hard at work at the Johnson Space Center, readying themselves for the scientific voyage'to learn more about the sun, the earth and man living in space. The Skylab 2 fliers are the first spacemen since pre-Apollo ABOVE ALL MAKI IT WHITE'S ROOFING 342-0185 1 moon minion days who haven't had a dross rehearsal countdown drill of their own the day after the mock launch of the booster rocket. They will use a Skylab simulator in Houston Wednesday to practice their launch. Crew's Schedule "The schedule of the flight crew is such that their time could be used more efficiently by having them remain in Houston," said launch director Walter Kapryan. Bean, Garriott and Lousma today were to review the flight plan they will take along on the 56-day mission, and practice loading up their command module, a version of the type men flew in to (the moon. The crew ferry ship will be laden with additional food and clothing, spare parts to repair broken Skylab apparatus and a sun shield to be placed over the space station to replace one erected by the first crew. f The first Skylab astronauts placed the huge orange parasol over the 86-ton space home early in their 28-day mission, to do the work of a mieteoroid-heat shield torn off during the launch of the lab itself. Earth's last frontier, the ocean depths, holds fantastic wealth that awaits the discovery of economical ways to recover it. Security Council Resumes Study of Middle East Crisis UNITED NATIONS (UP!) The Security Council resumed its study Of the Middle East crisis today with statements from three of the most concerned governments, Israel, Egypt and Jordan. But there was no open sign of a peace breakthrough. The main reason for the study, which covers all developments since the Arabs and Israel fought the six-day war of 1907, was to weigh the prospects of peace and ways of attaining it. Study Interrupted The council began its study last month, but interrupted it to await a report of talks between President Nixon and visiting Soviet leader Leonid I. Brezh­ nev. There was no public word from them on any definite Middle East peace moves. Cheyenne Frontier Days Heavy rains didn't hamper Hyde Merritt, Cheyenne area the Wyoming capital city for Cheyenne Frontier Days, which rancher, as he and his drovers pushed 350 head of cattle into open Saturday for a nine-day run. UNIFAX Mercury will not solidify un til frozen to minus 38 degrees Fahrenheit. es Describe Five Hours of Uncertainty ATHENS (UPI) - The small man in the pink shirt and bushy hair stood in the lounge of a fashionable Athens hotel, a submachine gun slung over his shoulder, hand grenades in his pockets and 15 persons under the threat of death. "At one point, he said he was going to kill us all," said hostage Sharon Lewis, 20, of Sherman, Tejc. ForJive hours Thursday, the drama was enacted in a mezzanine lounge of the Amalia Hotel in Alhens. But at the end, there was no shooting. The hostages were freed unharmed. >•.,••;; The vinan was permitted to leave under a guarantee of safe conduct aboard a plane to Kuuwait, where he arrived early today and was whisked off by authorities. But an Interior Ministry spokesman in Kuwait said later today he had left the country, destination unknown. The man in the pink shirt identified himself to the.hos­ tages only as an "anti-Zionist from occupied Palestine." But Athens police today said the gunman arrived in Athens, last Wednesday and checked into a boarding house where he identifiied himself as Fassen Abdul Eliz el Rasid. "The man did not leave his room until he left for his mission the next morning," police,said.. '. ... Foreign Minister MohatneH Hassan el-Zayyat of Egypt, who arrived in New York aftef visits to Yugoslavia, Austria and France, was today's first scheduled speaker. * Ambassadors Yosef Tckoah of Israel and Sherif About Hamid Sharaf of Jordan also were listed to speak. No Resolution Yet ". V U.N. sources said no Security Council member expressed a desire to speak at the session today. They said they expected the council to adjourn until next Monday or Tuesday after the Egyptian, Israeli and Jordanian statements. The sources also said that even though no resolution has even been written yet, they expected the council to wind up its Middle East study by the end of next week. ^ CARD OF THANKS The Family of Herman G. Swanson wishes to express their heartfelt thanks for the many beautiful flowers; the memorials to The First Presbyterian Church; gifts of food, cards, letters and all expressions of sympathy, which they received. To Rev. Kermlt Petersen for his comforting prayers and visits. Also to Dr. Crowcll and the nurses at Cottage Hospital, for their kindness shown Herman In his last hours. For all this, we are deeply grateful and will always be remembered. Mrs. Herman G. Swanson Brother and Sisters Mr. and Mrs. Bernard T. Swanson Mr. and Mrs. Clarence L. Walker Mr. and Mrs. Raymond P. Freed Sot., July 21st • ami Sun., July 22nd 197& pm to 6 pm Both Days 117 Prairieview Court, KNOXVILLE, ILL. Electric House by Peck Realty of Galesburg I. in 5 Qet a first-hand look at the features built into a home with modern electric heat. See for yourself how this worry-free system adds more livable space throughout the interior, The modern electric furnace provides 100% efficiency and opens up a whole new world of comfort and cleanliness. Stop by for a visit today. Prairie Vi«w Ct. h Off Brood Avenue Between So. Brood Sr. and Market Street ILLINOIS POWER ITS OUR BUSINESS TO SERVE YOU BETTER "He was small, in his 20s, not! too dark and he treated us politely," said Miss Lewis. He first tried to break into the offices of the Israeli airline El Al near the Amalia and across a plaza from the office of P "r e 8 i den t George Piapadopoulos. An El Al guard 1 said he saw the man outside and activated an electronic lock that sealed double doors leading to the] office. Then, witnesses said, a policeman walked up the street and the man in the pink shirt began to run, dashing past a row of airline offices and finally turning into the Amalia . He turned the submachine gun on people in the lobby and forced ,15 of theap Jnto t |rie?unihe fa ofihem were Americans. s " •''He. had;> jhaMjgHMiatte and.' threatened to Jblow us up if wc didn't behave," said Adroniki Evlamiiadou of Wilmington, bel. She fled instead up a staircase. The gunman then demanded safe conduct to the Middle East and asked for Deputy Premier Stylianos Pattakos as a sort of hostage. Pattakos refused. An American pilot. Christian SWeetman, 56, of Davenport, Icwa, saJd the man singled him cut as one of the first to die if his,demand was hot met. f'He told me I had 1 five minutes to liye," Sweetmah saja ^and to ;te^my wif^myT last'^ebmmandJl; :; f'I fold him.'l worked for the good, of his hohieland," said Swetefcrroan, wjhoV works for an American conjpany in ; Sapdi Arabiia, "but helsald Americans and Nixon aire good for the Israelis and bad for the Arabs." Finally, the \ ambassadors of Libya and Iraq arrived at,the hotel, agreed to escort the man to 'Attiens airport and, put him on a plane for the' Middle East, He > freed the hostages and wait with tiie diplomats. Then came. a f tense, four-hour wait at the aifpoH' before he surrendered' his weapons and the plane left for Kuwait. Fdllllvl * and Mechanics Bank ANNOUNCES BONUS CHECKING NEW DIMENSION IN BANKING FARMERS & MECHANICS BANK proudly announces a new dimension Banking. 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