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   Daily News (Newspaper) - May 17, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                isky Apollo Mission Is Go space agency spokes CAPE KENNEDY UPI A tiny helium leak was traced to a carry Stafford and Cernan to the command ships piping that ose sensor In the Apollo 10 moonship early today to clear the within 50000 feet of the pock was tightened oa tae spot ay tor Sundays start of the flnal trial run for a manned lunar marked lunar surface in a After it was tightened no nding this summer dress rehearsal tor a landing further leakage was detected the leak was quickly and The helium leak first sily repaired without the way for a moon landing by ed at pjn EOT Friday pting the countdown lor the Apollo 11 in July was the first and only pan EOT launch of Weather Satisfactory potentially serious problem to tomas P Stafford John W Weathermen continued to develop during the long count jung and Eugene A Cernan predict satisfactory conditions down The astronauts meanwhile for the moonport Sunday and For four hours officials did k today off They rested up all other aspects of the mission not know what effect tt would said a man The leak was slight and reduced pressure from 44 pounds to 37 pounds per square inch during a threeday period in the system used to force the climactic final hours of were reported go haTe on Sundays launch plans propellants into the command eparing for the mission the Apollo 10 is scheduled to orbit Bui it was traced about 1 ajn modules vital reentry control itted States hopes will pave the moon a record 32 times and to a loose pressure sensor in rocket It was considered serious enough to require correcting before launch Visit With Family Cernan was expected to visit with his wife Barbara and their old daughter Teresa during some of his tree time today They are staying with friends nearby and plan to watch the shot 1 The wives of Stafford and Young remained in Houston and the spacemen indicated they would spend a good part of the Contd on Page 10 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building pa 17126 OL 48 HUNTINGDO3N AND MOUNT UNION PA SATURDAY May 17 1969 NO 92 APOLLO 10 ASTRONAUTS Left to right Eugene A Cernan Lunar Module pilot John W Young Command Module pilot and Thomas P Stafford commander Ifred U President To Speak At Juniata Honorary Degree will Be Awarded Dr Leland Miles president of Alfred University will re ve the honorary degree doctor of letter from Juniata College ring commencement exercises June 1 President JohnNStauffer nounced today Dr Miles will deliver the com ncement address during the duation ceremonies which be at 230 pm on the lawn of er Auditorium Dr Miles Is a native of Balti re Md and Is a 1946 grad e of Juniata He became pres nt of Alfred University in 7 coming to this position the University of Bridgeport ere he was dean of the Col of Arts and Sciences of varied roles Dr les is an educator scholar hor platform lecturer and evision moderator s an English major he re ved his AB cum laude m Juniata and continued his dilate studies at the University North Carolina where he ned an MA with a major in iish Literature and the Ph with a major in English and erican Literature iis first teaching positions re as associate professor of glish at Hanover College and Messor of English at the Uni sity of Cincinnati Chosen as a Senior Fulbright search Scholar in 1964hestud at Kings College of the Uni of London and in the same ar he was elected a member the Royal Society of Liter ire He was an American uncil of Learned Societies llow at Harvard University in 6364 His other honors and ards include the Rosa Samuel chs Prize from the Cincinnati stiture of Fine Arts for out andlng contribution to arts and fences selection as a Lilly llow at the Indiana University hool of Letters in 1959 and a Danforth Scholar at Union Red Venus Tussey Mountain Mission i T Successful senior Killed In Traffic Accident Guest Speaker I On Tuesday geological Seminary in 1956 Gives ore Than resh Air resh Air Fund vacations mean RE than fresh air Just a deprived city kid whos had Youll meet hundreds of m In every one of New Yorks jhted neighborhoods ast summer alone 15000 and girls beat city beat two or more weeks inFresh Fund camps and in the homes riendly families in Fresh Air id Friendly Towns from ine to Virginia An escape a refreshing change from steaming crowded sidewalks New York Vhais it like to live in a m fou have to feel it And smell And taste it You have to ke on the physical and moral kness of it Living in a slum ht well be mans most de iding experience iut Fresh Air children have their eyes opened to a dif ent America a new way life a sunburst at hope 5 theyve brought lots of GOOD igs from the city to the coun too Fresh Air Fund has never d to take the city out of the Id Because someday theyll the adults wholl shape the tiny of our cites and our ole country or whether you know it or slums affect you Because Contd on Page 10 DR LELAND MILES Saigons Control Hits Record SAIGON the Communists winterspring of fensive the Saigon government last month extended its control over a record 833 per cent of South Vietnams population US officials said today The report for April coincided with indications from the field that the Viet Cong and Nortt Vietnamese were mounting another wave of ground attacks designed to wrest some of those people back under their arm Guerrilla gunners fired one rocket into Saigon overnight and shelled seven other towns and bases across the nation the lightest round of salvos since their current shelling offensive began last Sunday Losses were ligflt Figures compiled in the Allies pacification program Contd on Page 2 MOSCOW UPI The Soviet Union parachuted a space capsule into the atmosphere of Venus today ISO miles from where Venus 5 dropped into the planets cloud bank one day earlier According to the ment from the news agency Tass Venus 6 ejected a capsule which floated 51 minutes toward the surface and com pleted its mission For the first time studies erf the Venusian atmosphere were carried out practically simul taneously in two of its areas Tass said referring to the Venus 5 and Venus 6 missions which began in early January In virtually an instant replay of tbe Venus 5 shot Venus 6 today relayed back information of the planets atmosphere temperature atmospheric pres sure and density to Soviet scientists Like Venus 5 Tass said Venus 6 delivered to Venus a Sovietcoatof arms a picture of Vladimir I Lenin considered the founder of Communist Russia It was an accomplishment unmatched in planetary explor ation Tass said Venus 5 had furnished data of immense importance the study of the earths closest planetary neighbor The announcement said only Contd on Page 5 The Tussey Mountain High School JuniorSenior Prom at Saxton was saddened last evening when a member of the graduating class was instantly killed in a onecar accident several hours before the annual dance The accident victim nyear old Joseph Wayne Miller of Saxton RD was a passenger in a station wagon operated by his 16year old sister Mary Kathryn Miller a junior at Tussey Mountain Another sister Melissa Ann Miller 14 a freshman at TMHS narrowly escaped serious injury In the tragic accident She is list ed in good condition today at Nason Hospital Roaring Spring where she is being treated for lac erations of the right arm and face Kathy the driver suffered minor contusions and abrasions she was not hospitalized The teenagers are the children of the Rev and Mrs R Eugene Address Seniors Miller of Saxton Rp The father isa of minister The Millers live In Upper Woodcock Valley just off Route 26 The pm accident happen ed in Liberty Township on Route 26 just 27 miles north of Saxton while the Miller youngsters were en route to Roaring Spring to get flowers for the prom Both Wayne and his sister Kathy were plan Conf d on Page2 Dr Donald McGarey pro fessor of education at Edinboro State College will deliver the ad dress at the 51st annual commencement of Forbes Road High School Harrlsonville on Monday evening May 26 The program will begin at 8 pm The guest speaker has selected as his topic Now The Fourth Ministers Wife Injured In Traffic Crash The wife of a Huntingdon min ister suffered minor injuries yes terday afternoon when the station wagon shewas driving crashed on Route 26 in Miller Township 15 miles north of Donation at Cornpropst Mills Mrs Eva Lynne Salmons wife of the Rev Robert Salmons Hun Ungdon Baptist minister 629 Se venth Street was northbound at pm driving a 1969 Che Cmtd on Page 2 be several musical selections messages by the class salutator ian and valedictorian and the presentation of awards and diplo mas The annual baccalaureate ser vice will be held the preceding evening May 25 in the school with a sermon Horizons Unlimit ed delivered by the Rev Belvy White pastor of the Fair Ridge Assembly of God Church Also participating in the ser vice will be the Rev Richard Meyers of the Calvary Independ ent Baptist Church Musical selections will be given and the class hymn Exo dus will be sung INSIDE THE NEWS Along the Juniata 10 Ann Landers 3 Classified Ads12 13 Comics11 Crossword13 Historical Sketches6 Obituaries2 Society Club8 Sports 4 5 J WAYNE isQLLER i Judgeship Race Holds Spotlight A long ballot highlighted by one state contest and the vigor ously contested county Judgeship will be handed to Huntingdon County voters in the spring primary on Tuesday May 20 MRS JOHN DOLHEIMER Garden Club Will Meet On Tuesday The Peoples Choice is the theme for the meeting of the newlyorganized Standing Stone Gar de ri be held on Tuesi day evening May 20 at 8oclock pjn in St James Lutheran Church social hall Club members will be electing their first officers on primary election night and also adopting the bylaws for the organization which came into being lastmonth after several months of planning by a steering committee headed by Mrs W James Andersone Speaker of the evening will be Mrs John F Dolheimer of Hoi lidaysburg and the vote was unanimous to Invite this outstand ing horticulturist to address the group on Garden Design Mrs Dolheimer is well known in Huntingdon county as she Is throughout Pennsylvania and ad joining states She has taught classes in arranging in eluding advanced studies and Japanese styles The Hollidaysburg woman who maintains a two and onehalf acre garden at her residence on Logan Boulevard has had a life time Interest in plants and the natural world She is a former teacher of art and natural hist ory Her accomplishments and interests in garden club circles are many and varied She is a nationally accredited flower show with master certi fication She is an accredited Landscape Design appraiser For the second time she is serv ing as director of District 6 Contd on Page 2 The battle between Judge R Merle Heffner and Attorney Mor ris M Terrizzl for Judge of Huntingdon County has dominat ed political news in the pre primary period Under the special election laws for Judgeship races both men have crossfiled and both names will be found on Republican and Democratic ballots Another feature of the elect ion throughout the county comes in the first voting for the newly created District Justice posit ions Successful nominees will meet in the fall for the first election of the four justices for the county In most sections of the county there will also be voting for party nominees for school board council tax colle ctor assessor mayor and audltbr voters in Barree Town ship will have an additional bal lot dealing with the wetdry issue Two questions will appear on this ballot one dealing with the sale of liquor and the other dealing with the sale of malt and brewed beverages All voters will deal with a special question a proposed amendment to the state consti tution calling for the appoint ment of justices and judges of the Supreme Superior Common wealth and all other state courts In the other state contest Thomas J Pomeroy Jr of Alle gheny County is opposed by Louis L Manderlno of Westmoreland County in the race for Judge of the Supreme Court lYlIll rntrul Onlrrs 150 Locomotives 4 PHILADELPHIA Penn Central Railroad an nounced today it has ordered 150 new2000horsepowerdiesel electric locomotives for gen eral freight service They will be used to im prove freight service on sec ondary and branch lines and in classification yards They will be built by the electro motive division of General Motors with deliveries to begin next month and be completed by Oct 1 Huntingdon To Observe Holiday Huntingdon will have its an nual Memorial Day observance on Friday May 30 sponsored jointly by Standing Stone Post No 1754 Veterans of Foreign Wars and Frank P Hommon Post No 24 American Legion The observance will Include a street parade and a program at Rlvervlew Cemetery The speaker for the occasion will be announced at a later ldate Commancfer of the VFW is serving as the parade chairman with Com mander Charles Launtz of the American Legion and Past Com mander Paul Dysart of the VFW being cochairmen J Sherman Steele of the VFW and Charles P Steel of American Legion will be the parade mar snails Also assisting with the parade will be Robert Hearn Harvey Price Hobart Smith Robert Will lams and Edward Gutshall of the VFW and Fay Johnson Vic tor King Frank Myers and Earl Stapleton of the American Leg ion Huntingdon residents today were urged to display the Ameri can flag on Memorial Day espec lally along the parade route The parade will form at Tenth and Mlfflln Streets and it will move promptly at 10 am It will travel north on Mifflln to Fifteenth west on Fifteenth to Washington and south on Wash ington to Fifth and north on Fifth to Rivervlew The traditional ceremony at the cemetery will start upon the arrival of the procession Contd on Page 10 THE WEATHER 95 Absentee Ballots Are Returned Mostly sunny and warm today high in the 80s Increas ing cloudiness becoming hu mid with chance of showers or thundershowers tonight and Sunday Station Wagon Ripped Open In Crash A Tussey Mountain High School senior J Wayne Miller 17 Saxton RD sitting in the right front seat of this station wagon was killed yesterday afternoon whenthe vehicle operated by his sister crashed Into guard posts and a utility pole along Route 26 north of Saxton Millers two sisters were Injured in the same tragic mishap Huntingdon County Board of Elections today reported it had mailed out 105 absentee bal lots and had received all but ten of these back by mail delivery Friday Of the 57 voting districts 32 will have absentee ballots to count Tuesday evening at the polls following the closing of the voting In accordance with the new absentee balloting laws the ballots are to be counted at the polls and added in to the district totals Judges of election or their representatives are to pick up the balloting supplies at the rear entrance of the courthouse today The postal officials agreed to cooperate with the elections board by locking for the ten addi tional absentee ballots in case they come in by mail the final date for receipt of these votes Historic Trolleys And Trains Ready For Summer As an integral part of their comprehensive education thous ands of primary school students of Pennsylvania are given a pre season excursion and tour of the East Broad Top narrow gauge railroad at Rockhlll Furnace each spring giving them a special insight Into the history and geo graphy of Central Pennsylvania These trips acquaint the pupils with tne basic transportation philosophy born from the needs of the midnineteenth century Just one hundred years ago With these special excursions before the formal opening date of June l they are able to view the varied workings of an old time narrow gauge steam rail way They can take their time walking thru the locomotive ser vicing and supply storage areas where the steel tires wheels pipes rods pilot beams and other repair parts are stored pending their ultimate use in restoring and repairing these unique railroad pieces of long ago For the tenth straight year the East Broad Top Railroad will use its facilities for tourist runs since they are no longer needed for hauling coal clay rock tim ber and other resources to mark et The iron furnaces that were so dependent upon the EBT are long gone with just a few rem nants of buildings and the long slag pile along the Shade Gap Branch to serve as reminders of the once prosperous Industry that provides freight and passengers Railways to Yesterday the non profit sponsor of the Shade Gap Electric Railway wil also operate its collection of trolley cars this summer and will act as Contd on Page 10   

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