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   Daily News (Newspaper) - July 16, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building Harrisburg Pa 17126 VOL 48 NMB cum PER COPT HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION PHONE 6434040 WEDNESDAY JULY 16 1969 NO 142 11 Journey In e World A Legion Affair Members TO On Democratic Be Honored A nmmber ef 50year bers will be honored Saturday evening when Frank P Hommoa Past No 24 American Huntingdon marks its goldea an niversary Edward Oser a past com mander of the post and chair man of the 50th anniversary affair informed Post Command er Charles Laantz today that all is in readiness for the pro gram at the post home on Washington Street at pm Saturday July 19 Invitations have been sent to prominent citizens of Hunting den to Join the veterans in cele brating the founding of Post 24 back in 1919 Legionnaires and their wives will hear several numbers by the Astrotones a prominent Hunt ingdon singing group Huntingdon Mayor M H DeForrest is sch eduled to bring greetings to the Legionnaires Attorney A Lynn Cor cellos a and prominent Hunt ingdon lawyer will serve as teastmaster for the program Distinguished guests expected to attend include Mayor DeFor Centd on Page 5 MonCV Miggburi Hit Hard Crop Flood Damage Is Tremendous HARRBBUBG UPO TM Democratic of the House of Representatives ware rawly to gamble that their oaea defeated general appropriation bill will clear the chamber when it if called up lor a vote today House Speaker Herbert confirmed that for the T second time in a week the ISTQCll major money bill will be tested in the House where it by R fil i 11 of J on vote of 90104 last week It re JAeiaildllUIl quires 102 votes for a bill to T pass and 13 rebellious DemoJS erats Joined a solid Republican delegation in opposition to the Israel has planned a major proposal blowagainst Egypt in ret alia Fine man said that he has no tion for increasing Arab pres firm commitments from abort sure on Middle East battle seven Democrats that they will fronts the semiofficial vote for the measure this time newspaper Al Ahram said And he added that he knows of today no Republican who will vote for The newspaper did not say it when Israel might strike but Let Chips Fall said reports from New York Bat we are going ahead London and Bonn confirmed an with the vote and let tbe chips attack was pending fall where they may Fine man They all indicate said Israel is planning a major If the bill 15 defeated we military operation as a ret alia will Immediately pot through tory blow fer escalation along two months in stopgap approthe Egyptian front and for the priatloBS and get out of here increase of Palestinian resis tance raids Al Ahram said The attack probably will be delivered against the Egyptian Suez Canal front because this is the most dangerous line of Al Ahram said On that front Egyptian and Israelitroops battled twice wjth mortars and artillery atong the southern sector of the canal Tuesday There were no reports of casualties Al Ahram In a separate MOSCOW UPI Its mission still shrouded in secrecy the dispatch said Israel has hired unmanned Soviet Lma 15 spacecraft hurtled towards the moon 200 foreign pilots at a today for a landing that has been mysteriously delayed month each and given them Sir Bernard Lovell director tiaij ta Israel on of Britains Jodrell Bank Observatory said the Russian SU IsraeU at space vehicle would not reach the moon until Thursday a day Portions of the Midwest faced agrlcuttwal disaster today as a ISOmile flood crest surgtfd onto the Illinois and Missouri shores of the Mississippi River A heat wave was in its day in the South and tornadoes struck the Upper Midwest late Tuesday Crop damage estimates from flooding in Iowa and Mlssoni exceed million most of it in Missouri The loss is irretrievable as the late date prevents the planting of re placement crops A large farm at Menard State Penitentiary which normally produces vege tables for other state institu tionshas suffered a 100 per cent crop loss Dikes Protect Area Contd en Page 13 Seek To Fulfill Dreams Of Mankind With Moon Landing u CAPE KENNEDY UF1 Apollo H hurtled into space on a pillar of flame today carrying three astronauts and tbe dreams of mankind on a historic voyage to sift the dust of the moon Astronauts Nell A strong Michael Collins and Edwin E Aldrm rode their 3242ton space machine into space exactly on time at am EOT They reached a brief earth orbit the first stage of the moon voyage 12 minutes later If all goes well Armstrong and Aldrln early Monday morning will become the first men ever to set foot on the moon is go reported the astronatxs as Apollo 11 curved gracefully over the Atlantic visible for miles in the cloudless sky Fund Donors Conf d on Page 2 Mission Shrouded In Secrecy Escapee in the Jordan Tuesday a Jordanian had originally nlUtarT spokesman said but JAMES COOK later than be anticipated Lovell said the slower pace may be an attempt to economize on fuel for a soft o landtag on the moon and a oOVlCt subsequent liftoff after scooping up samples of moon rocks Lovell said tbe present trajectory and the delayed landtog supports the theory that Luia 15 may be attempt ing to recover lunar rock The landing delay means Luna 15 will be beading towards the moon with Apollo 11 in pursuit Soviet authorities have given no official progress report on Luna 15 since late Sunday moring six hours after it was latxicbed from their Central Asia space center Newspapers here after print ing tbe original announcement ing the gave no hkit Luna 15 was revolution Contd on Page 13 Conf d on Page 2 On Hand To Launch Five States Contributors to the fund for restoring and preserving the his toric Manor Hill Presbyterian Church range as far away at California and Virginia Coo tribal Ions vania1 Tbe interest shown by these contributors has been a criterion in helping to establish the value of the project in the minds the sponsors and the generous pro vision of funds without considering a bequest in the name of Robert Hennen has enabled work on the restoration to go ahead Title to the propertywill be transferred from the Presbytery to the Historical Society as soon as it can be arranged Pennsylvania contributors to tbe project reside in such places as Petersburg Huntingdon Mc Atevys Fort State College Lew Istawn Pittsburgh Alexandria Merlon Station Newport Clear Contd on Page 5 The Apollo 11 moon landing is a first step toward unravel ing mysteries of rhe solar system that have long intrigued but evaded earthbound man One of themost1 intriguing is rheorigin of the moon itself There are three principal theories 1 Once part of the earth the moon was torn loose insome cataclysmic event millions of years ago 2 The moon formed separately but at the same time as earth in a cloud of dust arid gas that gave birth to the entire solar system 3 The moon came from somewhere outside the solar system and was captured by earth El Salvador Claiming Victory Fighting Raging Inside Honduras El Salvador said today its invasion forces captured a Honduran provincial capital and drove an infantry spearhead 45 miles Into Honduras in the opening hours of heavy fighting that erupted Monday between tbe Central American nations Both sides reported battling Near Saigon SAIGON Viet soldiers firing antitank rockets and machine guns ambushed a US convoy northwest of Saigon in the only ground fighting reported by American headquarters today Viet Cong and North Vietna mese gunners elsewhere shelled Apollo U rose majestically 16 towns and camps overnight with five of the targets suffering damage or casualties One of tbe sites was the Marine helicopter base outside Da Retailers Hold Another SCI Inmate At Large Police continued to hunt today for a Huntingdon State Cor rectional Institution Inmate who escaped yesterday afternoon while working with the vegetable County Superintendent Post Abolished detail on Cypress Island The escapee James Owens 38 WASHINGTON UPI Three Soviet warships which had been at anchor 75 miles west of Key West Fla began moving westnorthwest Tues day according to the Defense Department Five other ships remained anchored at the site 98 miles northwest of Havana Cuba The ships are bovnd for Havana to participate in the 25th of July celebration mark beginning of the that brought Fidel Castro to power THE WEATHER on several fronts inside Honchi jVfoiirit ras The Honduran Embassy in Washington DC said a 10hour battle for Amatillo a town near the border with El Salvador left 13 dead and 17 wounded all Honduran civilians The town remained in Honduran hands the report said An El Salvador army spokes man said their ground forces late Tuesday captured Nueva Ocotepeque a provincial capital near the Salvadorean border off Launch Pad 39A leaving earth on mans greatest adven ture with an awesome bellow that shook the beaches where hundreds of thousands of Nang where 20 mortar rounds spectators the largest crowd did light damage ever to watch a launch were With help from dive bombers Jammed helicopter gunshlps and tanks After making final checks in the truck column broke the their 115mile high parking ambush 65 miles from Salroo orbit over earth the astronauts completed its trip to Song were to kick their spaceship off Be having lost one killed and on the 250000mile Journey to six wounded in the fight the moon Military spokesmen s a 1 d A Next Step Communist losses were not Athe next step almost known in the 35minute battle im mediately alter teavtog orttty that ToMday la an area was to separate from the third where the US Command stage of the enormous Saturn 5 expects a new Communist rocket spin around and pull the offensive to end the current lunar landing module oat of its fourweek lull housing atop the rocket stage The ambush sltejras about 15 engines are looking Contd on Page 13 good reported Armstrong four minutes Into the flight T D T1 Its bright remarked one LtJtJJ 1 O of tbe steelycalm crew peer Ing out tbe moonship window as tbe spaceship raced at 8500 miles an hour toward earth orbit The astronauts arose at ajn EOT and a doctor pronounced them rested ftt as a fiddle and ready to go After Conf d on Page 2 Of His Idea The regular monthly session of the Mount Union Retailers was hem on Tuesday afternoon at Bill Ewings Restaurant Presiding during the luncheon Sunny and warm today High in the upper eighties to the lower nineties Fair and warm tonight Low in the upper sixties to the lower se venties Thursday sunny and continued warm and humid High in the upper eighties to the lower nineties again Friday party cloudy and con tinued warm with a few thun dershowers Parks The results of the recent Crazy and that the Honduran army Days promotion were discussed garrison there had surrendered by tfe committee Retailers again noted they were not in favor of the local banks closing on Saturday mornings Possible promotional ideas were presented No plans were Is Issued By Police Chief Nueva Ocotepeque is near the Salvadorean border post of El Pay which Honduran planes have attacked since the fighting first broke out Honduras said in retaliation CAPE KENNEDY Former President Lyndon B Johnson came to witness the culmination of his suggestion that America put the first men on the moon I have ridden on every flight of US space men be said I doubt a human could be as concerned or troubled until splashdown as I am or have been the former president told a luncheon gathering Tuesday that honored James E Webb who beaded the National Aeronatxics and Space Adnii made at this time for any sales tts planes had bombed Ilopango Retailers In attendance includ Ceok 38 of Hagerstown Md was missed at 3 pm yesterday Earlier he was working at the east end of the island and asked permission to go to the toilet which is located near the center the large vegetable plot Cook failed to return and Investigation showed that he took off Bills Revamping Public School System Advance HARREBURG UPI Ccxitroversial legislation that would ap north of the island State Police and area law en forcement agencies were alerted Similar measures f a 1 1 e d to wln durlne 1967 196g Gtatrsl Assembly alonstMt concept was en at once and routine procedures tAsttlet apprehension of escapees put into force SCI Superintendent Harry E Pennsylvania Association of Coorty Superintendents which previously had opposed ii Russell said Cook was serving Northumberland tbe committee of Bedford County Records Each unit would have a board field Porttaa Pennsylvanias public school system into 29 intermediate directors who would appoint mills and abolish the present county supertendencies was cleared the executive director as well for floor action Tuesday by the Senate Education Committee as subordinate staff members The education committee also sent to the floor a bill that would require all public school children to be immunized against measles before being admitted to school Agribusiness Legislation Despite opposition from mi nority Democrats tbe Senate passed and sent the House leg islatlon that would qualify busi nesses related to agriculture for low Interest loans from the Pennsylvania Industrial Devel opment Authority Sen D Elmer Hawbaker R Franklln chief sponsor said it was designed to mate such enterprises as food processors mills and canning operations Contd on Page S International Airport in Salvadorean capital of San Salvador along with oil refine ries at Acajutla and La Union and a hydroelectric plant on the Lempa River El Salvador said damage was small but Honduras contended the damage to the refineries forced El Salvador to impose nationwide gas rationing Salvadorean army officials said eight Honduran planes were shot down Tuesday They said five were downed over El Contd on Page 5 ed Raymond Appleby Mrs Toni prosecuted to the full extent of Boggs Mike Dimoff Mrs Anna tnc law for this offense Contd on Page 5 ConVd on 5 Chief of Police Berlin Whit sel has issued a stern warning to the youth in the borough of nlstration under Johnson Mount Union who have been lit Johnson and Mrs Johnson tering the sidewalks and streets flew here at midday Tuesday with empty bottles trOm the LBJ Ranch near Anyone caught breaking bottles Austin Tex to witness todays or littering the streets will be launching of astronauts Neil A Armstrong Michael Collins and Edwin E Aldrln on the moon Contd on Page 5 Next Meeting Is Tuesday July 29 NonProfit Housing Plan Is Outlined For Mount Union atlvely minor amendments show to the theft of between 30 and 40 coils of wire worth about The wire property of the Bedford Rural Electric Co operative was stolen from a building Contd on Page 5 me Philadelphia and Pittsburgh school districts each would be intermediate units Any school using its assignment the legislation could appeal to the state board of education The board first proposed the Sen Preston B Davis R concept in 1966 as the logical sequel to mandated school dis contends the larger administra tive units would be more effi economical than the Including one that would permit clent local authorities to set the county boards ries or the mlts executive dl rectors Passed By House which would be fl nanced Jointly by local state and federal finds would pro Tbe twobill package was Tide advisory consultative and passed by the House in March education services to its com As the legislation now stands ponent school Troopers Nab Five Runaways In Quick Order Five Loysville Youth Develop ment Center boys who took off during a picnic near Orbisonia yesterday afternoon were taken into custody by State Police with in a period of hours Two of the fugitives were nabbed In Orbisonia by State Trooper Richard Goodrich while three others were apprehended by State Trooper Walter Foeht as they walked south on the East Broad Top Railroad right of way Just north of Orbisonia near Contd on Page 13 The Rev John J Lafferty of Attoona outlined necessary plans to make formal application to tee FHA under bill number 235 for building 100 units of non profit houses for residents of the borough of Mount Union Lafferty president of the board of Improved Dwelling of Altoona presided during the ses sion held last night at the Neigh borhood Service Center Mount Union Many concerned citizens inter ested In acquiring a home of his own were In attendance and their inquiries were anArered by Laf ferty and the Rev Robert Ray croft of the Turnpike District It was stated by the Rev Mr Lafferty that after forming the board a plan will be prepared by the architects Raymond Goodman and N Grant Nlcklas Jr and submitted to the FHA The FHA will then make an In vestlgation of the community as to the feasibility of the project Single dwellings will be con structed with three or four bed rooms garage or carport with an estimated costof These average but modern homes will require no down pay INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 3 Along Tbe Juniata SO Classified Ads 18 A 19 Comics 17 Crossword 19 Obituaries 2 Pa Story 16 Society Club News 14 Sports 4 A 5 ments only a closing cost Payments in the form of an open mortgage will run in the area of per month for 30 years so there will be no hardship on tbe family The architects suggested 20 percent of the units be in the form of town houses suitable for young married couples or elderly persons A committee member said homes will be built similar to other nearby developments rtefi nitely being an asset to the com inanity If there are enough persons in the borough owning their own lots and desiring to build new homes two programs will be planned and presented to the FHA for approval Thegroup was Informed that Contd en Page 11   

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