Sunday, March 26, 1972
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HARRISBURG, Pa. - A
"holy week" of mass demon-
strations will begin today at
the site of the bomb-kidnap
conspiracy, trial of Rev. Phil-
ip Berrigan and six others.
"We have been advised by the
city that it expects a fully peace-
ful demonstration," said a local
hosoital spokesman. But he added:
"We could be ready in half an
hour for any big emergency." The
city's 165-member police force was
reported prepared to handle "any-
thing from 3.000 to 30.000."
The major rally will come on'
Easter Saturday, April 1. Its three
sponsoring grous -- the Harris-
burg Defense Committee,, the Na-
tional United Committees to Free
Angela Davis. and the People's Co-
alition for Peace and Justice -
ontxnt a turnout of 10.000 at that
Mennwhile. the nine-week-old,
Barrrgofl trial was in weekend re-
cess. after the defense surprisingly
restpd its case Friday without pre-
senting any testimony. Closing ar-
auments are scheduled for tomor-
row, and a verdict may come be-
fore the end of the week.
The seven defendants are ac-.
cuopd of conspiring within the!
Catholic anti-war left to kidnap
by The Associated Press
CENTRAL AMERICAN radio stations report that President
Fidel Sanchez Hernandez of El Salvador was overthrown by a
military coup yesterday and is being held by army troops,
President of El Salvador since 1967, Sanchez Hernandez Was
scheduled to leave office in July of this year, to be replaced by
fellow party member Arturo Molina, Molina was- elected president
by Congress after all the candidates in the recent popular elections
failed to win a majority of the votes.
EL PASO, Texas children are suffering from chronic lead
poisoning, apparently originating from the smoke of a nearby
smelting and refining company,
City 'health officials have found evidence of lead poisoning in
35 children and have called for testing of the city's entire child
The indicated polluting company extracts metals such as zinc,
copper, and lead from ore.
RALPH NADER has accused the Nixon administration of
withholding an important report that would convince Congress
that it is economically feasible to aim for zero-level pollution of
The House of Representatives begins debate this week on a water
pollution bill far more lenient than the controls recently approved
by the Senate.
STARRING TWO OF
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GETTING A CLOSE-UP look at the mummy of an Egyptian noble is Dr. Louise Sheir, acting
director and curator of the Kelsey Museum.
By MARTY PORTER
The days when Tyrone Power,
replete with beige jump suit,
sun hat and dedicated band of
savages, entered the dark and
menacing pyramids in search of
lost mummies have been replac-
ed by the sophistication of
scientific investigators w h o
search through spider-webbed
basements for lost embalmed
The daring smile, all-American
ALSO THE 2nd GREATEST HIT!
presidential adviser HnryKsn- face and gleaming eye that al-
per. blow up Washington's tunnel;
heating system and destroy draft
board records in various states.
Two other demonstrations
planred will involve the forming
of a human chain around the
courthouse Wednesday morning;
and a Good Friday rally, at a local
Panel discussions and entertain-
ment will fill the lull between the
Alger Hiss, who served time In,
prison as a result of Senate in-
vestigations led by Richard Nixon.
will participate in a discussion of
"Nixon's Asian Policy." Other'
panelists wil include Owen Latti-
more and John Melby, former'
members of the U.S. foreign serv-
ice who lost their jobs during the
McCarthy purge of the early:
ways led good old Tyrone to his
goal have been replaced by the
Ph.D, the latest in x-ray equip-
ment, and scientific break-
throughs in genetics and the
laws of probability.
It may sound less exciting
than fighting off dust storms and
maniacal, mummy marauders,
but not to University scientists
who claim to have solved a 3.-
000 year mystery by using x-
rays to discover the remains of
two ancient Egyptian queens,
and who have also discovered a
fraudulent mummy in the Uni-
versity's Kelsey Museum.
The two queens had been
"lost" since robbers plundered
their tombs sometime before
1,000 B.C. Anthropologist James
Harris, who heads the Univer-
sity's Egyptian expeditions, iden-
tified them last week as Queen
Tetisheri, queen mother of the
18th Dynasty, and Queen Taw-
osret, wife of Pharaoh Seti I, who
reigned from 1304 to 1290 B.C.
They were identified by a ma-
thematical comparison of their
x-rays and those of their sons
and daughters, who themselves
were preserved as royal mum-
mies. This was the first time
scientists have been allowed to
subject mummies to x-ray.
Despite the application of ad-
vanced scientific techniques, not
all the fun has been taken out
of identifying mummies. Prob-
lems arose, for instance, when
the scientists found a fake baboon
mummy that really contained
parts of a human body. Although
they used the same techniques
that they had been using to ex-
amine the Egyptian royal mum-
my c llection in annual expedi-
ticns to Egypt, they are not sure
when this forgery occurred.
According to Dr. Louise Shier,
acting director and curator of
the Kelsey Museum, the forgery
could have been done in ancient
Egypt when, at the time, there
was a shortage of baboons for
Harris believes that the forg-
ery could have been done in the
nineteenth century, when mum-
mies were shipped wholesale out
of Egypt to museums, private
collectors and even those prac-
The powdered mummy was be-
lieved to have a great curative
value and is still available in.one
witchcraft store in New York.
To the average layman, the
very mention of a mummy
evokes nostalgic pre-adolescent
fears of Lon Chaney Jr. unravel-
ing as he terrorizes unsuspect-
ing victims. To today's scien-
tists, equipped with all the trap-
pings of modern technology, the
enigmatic world of the Phar-
chs has lost all qualities of mys-
tical intrique and become just
another underexplored region for
In a letter to George Shultz, director
ment and Budget, Nader said the White
visible and illegitimate controls" over
"The report," said Nader, "contains convincing evidence that
the cost of eliminating water pollution is but a small fraction of
earlier administration estimates and even less than the cost of us-
ing present inadequate control systems."
TWO MARRIED WOMEN who have retained their maiden-
names have been told by 'a Maryland election board that they
will be disenfranchised unless they re-register under their hus-
The action resulted from a decision by the state attorney gener-
A STATE DEPARTMENT official said yesterday that the
department has recommended to the White House that the U.S.
recognize Bangladesh as a new nation.
Although President Nixon has indicated that Washington will
eventually grant Bangladesh formal recognition, he has shown no
haste in making any official announcement to that effect.
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PERU'S MILITARY GOVERNMENT declared that the coun-
try's Indian population will reecive instruction in its native lan-
guage as well as Spanish, which 40 per cent of the population
does not understand.
of the Office of Manage-
House was guilty of "in-
information gathered by
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Spanish, until now, has been exclusively taught in the public
school system, despite the fact that two-thirds of the, country's pop-
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Sunday, March 26
7:00 p.m.-"ICHABOD & MR. TOAD"-Legand
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