Winnipeg Free Press

July 19, 1969

Issue date: Saturday, July 19, 1969
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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - July 19, 1969, Winnipeg, Manitoba APOLLO 11 Special Coverage Of The Dramatic Moon Shot Will Be Found On 21. 22. 23. Winnipeg Free Press VOL. 76 NO. 250 PRICE lOc WITH 15c SATURDAY. JUIY 19, 1969 FORECAST: BECOMING SUNNY: and 55. Man's Greatest Adventure Moon Walk Set For Monday Man nears his most daring adventure into space as the Apollo 1 1 with three astronauts blasts toward an attempted land- ing on the moon All the world will be watching at that dramatic moment when Neil Armstrong first sets foot on the moon. If all goes well he w.ll be followed shortly afterwards by Edwin Aldrin. Here the two astronauts rehearse their movements on a lunar landscape model in Houston. Behind them is a lunar module similar to the one they will fly to the moon's sur- face and then back to the orbiting capsule with astronaut Michael Collins aboard. By HOWARD BENEDICT' HOUSTON (AP) The explorers of Apollo 11 tore down on the moon today, ready to blast into lunar orhiv to be-in uvo of great human adventure. Neil A. Armstrong. Col. Kdwin K. Aldrin .1.-. and Michael Collins headed for a climactic moment in early afternoon ignite men- spaceship engine to steer into a precise orbit The firing was scheduled lor p.m. EOT when i Iv astronauts HIV Behind the moon, out of radio contact. The world xviJI not know whether Hie engine ignited properly until I reappears Ihr od-e of the moon 26 minutes later. The astronauts have the option K, ,-am-e! HH-: iunition of t.hev detect anything wrong. If it does noi fire. Apollo 11 would mcrelv once around the backside and head bark 10 earth one of the'built-in safety measures of the mission. As the date with destiny nea.vd. Armstron- Aldrin and Collie were firmly in the grip of lunar gravity. They zipped inlo the sphere of influence just before midnight Friday night when they wore miles from their target and 214.402 miles from homo After a day in orbit, Armstrong and Aldrin Sunday are io detach a lunar landing ship, the fragile craft they call Eagle, and flv il dmvn to the moon's Sea of Tanquility, near the crater named Moltko If all goes according 10 plan. Armstrong will descend a nine-run- ladder to the surface at a.m. Monday. He will be followed 20 minutes later by Aldrin. Together (hey will lullil an ageless dream by exploring this desolate world which fascinated man from the beginning of time. For 2% hours they will collect precious oils uf this alien world piant scientific instruments, and determine their ability to operaie in Ihr unfamiliar one-sixth gravity. U.S. Cuts Wheat Prices Reduction Is 12 Cents A Bushel; Canada To Post Prices Monday Policeman Slain; m In Custody Shots From Taxi AI Store Fell Si. Boniface Constable, Miss Another; Search For Suspect On All Night By VICTOR MACKIE OTTAWA (Staff) United 'States wheat price cuts announced Friday could trigger another round of about .11 last night, price cutting in world markets or might stabilize the price of wheat. Trade Minister Jean-Luc Pepin said in I a press conference Friday. Aid West, Strom Tells PM By NEIL LOUTTIT ami DAN IHfMlLLAN Two men were in custody today after a St. Boniface policeman was gunned down and killed as he tried to prevent a robbery at the Locomart supermarket, Provencher Avenue and Des Meurons Street The shooting occurred ai .-...............____________________________' Creabs of Winnipeg. Mr. Talman taxi which was stopped in front j i1 After a lunar visit of 22 hours. they will launch themselves lo rendezvous with Collins in the I orbiting command vessel, niek- j named Columbia. Then they start the long trip home, aiming j for a splashdown in the Pacific 1 Ocean next Thursday. President Nixon. is ui be i.he recovery ship, also plans I io lo the astronauts by jiadio while they Mre on the moon. I h e White House announced. Armstrong and Aldrin crawled through a connecting tunnel into tiie LM Friday. After a two- hour inspection, they reported it in exceJlent shape for landing. Aldrin. Eagle's systems ex- pert, plans another two-hour examination late today. During it. he will also do some further preparation for the dip to the moon. Armstrong and Aldrin gave a world television audience t. surprise 915-minutc look Friday j at the inferior of the landing i vehicle. Collins risked mission i-enlrp if it like some frcr television. unscheduled. Con j trollers agreed and the color TV camera i- I a y c d clear .shots of the transfer I Uirough the tunnel inlo the. LM i cabin. The camera recorded scene as Aldrin and Armslrons searched for At presstirr.e, police were still searching the Seine riverbank area for two more men thought to have been involved in the Locomart robbery and shooting. The hunt was continued after shots were believed heard near the river about a.m. Alia. iCPi Premier Harry Strom of Al- berta urged Prime Minister Trtideau Friday to pump federal cash into the Prairie economy. The two met privately in this community 70 miles south of Edmonton for about two hours at Mr. Trudeau's request and had dinner on a shaded lawn at the federal agriculture research station. Informants said Mr. Strom also renewed AI or rut's request for federal approval for movc- Please See AID WEST Page The Canadian wheat board will react to the United States price cut of .12 cents a bushel by posting ihe Canadian prices Monday, Mr. Pepin said Friday. "The wheat board will do whatever is necessary to main c o m p e 1. i i i v e promised. "Canada has io be competi-i tive. but we hope io be i com pel i Live at the highest j j possible he pointed out i umm 10 a" ajias' who is thought to be TS Vancouver, and Daniel was arrested at the scene of the shooting. The second suspect of the store. As the constable The constable, whose identity ._ was withheld until relatives vc.'could be .notified, was felled by hc two bullets and never regained 'scene, 'consciousness. The dead is 26 years old. married, with two children. In police custody are Robert Talman, a name police think is __.-r__. approached the two shots! was flushed out of the bush on were I'ircd and the policeman the banks the Seine River at fell. j about a.m. after an all- Police said shots were fired at! night manhunt. tnc ovhei. Finally the I lohce said a burglar alarm gun started to click and a'man was tripped ai the Locomart fled on tool. Hie policeman in pursuit. A man was caufihl after a short chase. A second man fled south into the underbrush u! Ihe Seine1 fiver, police A police Ciiagnet kepi a :nan: store ;it about p.m. Friday. A aali'ol car and a detective team were lo the Please see Page 19 for other pictures. When Ihe two uniformed Please See U.S. CUTS Page 6 policemen arrived '.he drivei- jumped cruiser car and ran the scti.'ic from the towards a trapped nlou, until daybreak when he was found hiding in a tree. See ST. BONn-'ACE Page 19 Souvenir The Free Tress Monday "ill publish a moon ing- stnivcnir edition, com- plete stories, piedires :ind baeUg round on this liisturiu II is ;i paper you .-want lo read iuid (hen for your children and yrand- cliildren. Extra copies can be ordered from .vuur carrier boy or by pjioiiing- 9-I3-9331 and asking: for (he circulat ion depart- ment. Police arc about S a.m. Safiirelay draggins a Suspect captured -r- Pho-o By Dave Jonnson r. bush along Seine River in St. Boniface OAS Policing Truce By TUB ASSOCIATED HJESS Military observers the Organization of A m e r i c a n Slates were scheduled to move into Honduras today to police a four-point plan to end the undeo i Jcired war between Honduras and El Salvador, an OAS oi'i'i- cial reported. The OAS peace plan, worked out in Washington, called lor a cease-fire at 10 p.m. Central time Friday (mid.- ni.ahl a mutual with- Please See OAS Page 19 Vietnam i Issues New Plan From Keuters-AI'' SAIGON (CP) The South Vietnamese government issued Friday a proposal for reunifica- tion of North and South through general elections tinder interna- tional supervision. j The' proposal, which would mean carrying out reunification as provided in the 1954 Geneva accords but never performed, was. contained in a government statement marking the 15th an- niversary of the- signing of the accords. s. VIETNAM Par-e any signs of damage thai might have oc- curred during the launchins from Cape Kennedy Wednesday. Later today. Apollo 11 was lo transmit its first closeup pic- tures of the wild lunar land- Continued Please See MANKINU'S Page 1! i f s I f f t K r f t i i-i J Canada's Leading Rotogravure Magazine HIGH-RISE CRIME Burglars Love Hjgh-Rise Apartments And Tenants Make Life Easy For Them Pass 4 ONE-SEVEN-SIX. 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