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   Daily News (Newspaper) - July 18, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 State Library v HarrisbuiK Pa 17126 NINE CENTS PERCOPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION FKIDAYJULY 181969 PHONE 6434040 NO 144 stronauts Will Decide On Possible Change n Time Schedule For Mans First Moon ver Thirty States Two Killed 11 n Attack By esponsive To Call Guerrillas Monday will be a holiday for employes of more than 30 states hundreds of local governments stockexchanges arid some businesses nd many school children But It was possible Monday might not moon day after all Although some have declined employers across the nation granted the threeday weekend in response to President Closings ire Announced or Monday Honoring President Nixons for a national day of part jilpatlon on Monday in connec on with the moon landing offices the Huntingdon County Court ouse will be closed That is all offices not connect with the operation of Mondays esslon of court Hon Judge Merle Heffner has asked that grand Jury report for duty i Monday IA spokesman for the Bureau Employment Security in Hunt on has revealed that the of flee be closed on Monday in honor tthe Presidents request All claimants scheduled to re art to the BESofflce on Monday ould maintain their regularly heduled times in reporting July 22 Summer school in the Hunting cm Area School System will not In session on Monday and the Contd on Page 16 for oi Nixons call participation as the first men are scheduled to set foot on the moon Thursday however space officials raised the possibility that the moon walk originally set for the early hours Monday might be done on Sunday Fitting Representative ApoUo Pa population 2964 was a fitting representative of the nations communities giving their employes the day off Monday Other cities granting the holiday included New York Chicago Detroit Pittsburgh Cleveland Los Charlotte NC SAIGON UPI Guerrilla troops bombarded Saigon with six rockets and sprang the latest In a series of ambushes north of the capital in attacks announced today More can GIs began leaving the war zone The rockets six feet long and weighing 100 pounds slammed into Saigon shortly before midnight Thursday killing two civilians and wounding two in the outlying 9th Precinct initial reports said Allied artillery answered the first attack on the capital since July 8 with thunderous barra ges into the suspected ing pads but spotter pilots reported no conclusive results It was one of 10 overnight guerrilla shelllngs none of them doing serious damage LUNAR LANDING of Apollo 11 astronauts will be recorded fey these two cameras the smaller black and white camera at left heldby Westinghouse camera program manager Stanley Lebar will be used by astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin to televise their historic activity on the lunar surface The larger color camera will be used in the command module to photograph activities en route to and from the moon Could Switch Rest Period Apollo 11 Crew Gets Loose SPACE CENTER Houston UPI Astronaut Neil A Arm strong will decide whether to set foot on the moons surf ace Sunday night four hours earlier than planned One of the pressures for decision was Russias Luna selves and with ground 15a robot rocket now in lunar lers as their confidence in the orbit that is expected to try to moonship grew land today scoop up rock and To keep themselves dirt samples and race Apollo 11 ly ready for the mission to back to earth plant Old Glory and mans first Space officials said there was footsteps on the lunar surface no expectation of changing the they Jogged in place in their flight planfor Armstrong Apollo Columbia command Edwin W Buzz Aldrin and ship Michael Collins but they did TV pictures of them doing hot rule out the possibility and their exercise were beamed Armstrong hasbeen known to back to earth In one of two headquarters said Scattered Angeles and fighting across the battlefield First Of Critical Rocket Firings i Thursday killed 45 Communist The mayors of St Louis Mo troops in the battle lull bte firms jom missi6 n e rs Meet lourthouse offices To le Closed and Memphis Tenn however said city employes had too much work to take the day off The Boeing Co of Seattle Wash whose employes helped make the moon landing will work as usual Other heavily engaged in technology such as the 3 M Co and Control Data also will remain open IBM however will shut down and Minneapolis Honeywell Co will give em ploye ST an the landing York and American Stock exchanges announced exchanges will close as did off icials of the Chicago Board of Trade Chicago Mercantile Ex change and theL Midwest Stock Contd on Page 2 Military spokesmen said North Vietnamese troops ear lier Thursday had Sprung their third ambusn this week on US convoys north of Saigon this time pouncing on a column of trucks 55 miles from the city Contd on Page 14 Sale 4 Long Wait Ends Saturday CS v For Apollo 11 Astronauts SPACE CENTER Houston UPI The long wait for Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A Armstrong Edwin E Aldrin Jr and Michael Collins ends at pm EDT Saturday That is the first of several critical rocket moon lander must work if he and the Interior of the spacecraft The likeable going Collins acted as tour guide Y No one really expects trouble improvise Two thirds of the way to the moon the Apollo 11 crew began loosening up for the great the climax comes Sunday or early Monday as originally scheduled Whenever Armstrong and Collins go they might talk with President Nixon as they walk on the moon TheWhite House said It had asked television executives if theycould come technical problems to allow such a conversation Begin Joking Quiet and allbusiness during the first hours of theirflight the astronauts finally began joking1 repartee among them telecasts they put on Thursday That telecast an unscheduled one often was blurred but the 35 minutes of scheduled TV pictures gave viewers a closeup look at the Inside of the Apollo commandship and a long distance look at the earth receding in their wake At 4 am EDT Apollo some 44 hours after its launch from Cape more than 174000 miles from earth Its speed was down to 2600 miles an hour It will continue to slow down until it comes under the influence of the gravity Ail three astronauts were sleeping Contfd on Page 16 is work U Armstrong and Aldrin areto walk face of the moori and return safely to earth The first blast puts surface Armstrong Aldrin and Collins Preyibus tests used the ships big engine J As Target all goes well Collins Luna 15 M ay Try Mdonscoop although only brieflyThursday to make a small course goes command ship acts as a HuntlBgdon County commls klojuers met IB full force ay and declared all courthouse fices closed onMonday July 4 H except those pertaining to I Converse liework of the court The de blaratioii was in compliance with I V I proclamation by President Llllnar The closing of the offices is WASHINGTON Pres in any way to affect the ident Nixon has asked the Ipening of the recessed April television networks to arrange rand jury on Monday afternoon a lunar hookup so he can talk to astronauts Neil A Arm Commissioners also voted to strong and Edwin E Aldrlri Jr lomtuct two evenings of voter as they stroll on the moon leglstration at the Huntingdon The White House confirmed pounty Fair this year OR Ladies Thursday night that Nixon the properties will appear on two ay August 12 and Childrens made the request of the mOre dates July 25 and August The initial list of 117 proper ties to be sold at public auction for delinquent taxes is being published In todays Daily News County Treasurer Richard E Kidd said the list is about average Just slightly smaller than last years initial roster The county official noted that the initial listing in 1968 con tained 125 properties while the 1967 list had 129 The public sale will be held on Monday Aug 4 at 10 am In the Huntingdon Courthouse lobby The delinquent real estate taxes Involved are for the year 1967 Kidd noted that the listing of the lunar module still attached to its nose into a looping orbit around the moon Should the engine not fire the spacecraft merely would whip around the moon and return to earth Failure of some of the others could mean death for two or all three astronauts As any flight the things that give one most concern are those which havenot been done previously Armstrong said before the flight Engine Must Work Armstrong said the space crafts big rocket engine must if Apollo 11 is to return from the moon Similarly the engine on the E agle on the moon The astronauts loosened up visibly talked more and beamed backalmost an hour of television including 35 minutes that i THE WEATHER face and the rendezvous But if the moon lander gets in trouble he has to go rescue it if Partly cloudy warm arid humid with scattered showers or thuh dershowers today tonight and Sa turday High today and Saturday in the mid and upper eighties Low in the upper sixties to the lower seventies For Sunday mostly cloudy and warm with showers and thundershowers Jl Apollo 11s landing mission begin shortly after noon Saturday with what planners call the lunar orbit insertion burn The rocket fires for 5 minutes 599 seconds while the spacecraft Is out of communication with the earth behind the moon and slows the craft almost 2000 miles per hour Two revolutions later the astronauts fire the rocket again to tune up the exact orbit we Contd on Page 14 MOSCOW UPI A Russian machine spun around the moon today its goal to beat American astronauts back to earth with the first sampleof Russian scientific sources said Luna 15 would land on the moon sometime today if all goes well and scoop up a spadeful of lunar surface It then will head back to earth seeking to beat Apollo 11s scheduled return by two days Luna 15 went into moon orbit Thursday four days before Apollo 11 is due there There was no danger of the ships colliding UF air Booth At Meeting ay August 15 in the evenings rom 6 to 10 pm The special registration dates set at the request of the rty chairmen from the county place will be the commls loners booth in the old exhibit illat the fairgrounds Commissioners interviewed applicant for the position of represents rector of child welfare for Hunt The President gdoH County Salary consider Contd on Page 16 American Broadcasting Co the network wllch is providing the television pool for the Apollo 11 mission The conversation would be televised nationally ABC was reported studying the proposal because of the various technical problems it reportedly Contd on Page 14 ropical Heat ave Continues s midsummer heat wave continued over most of the nation ay as the Southern states closed out their third week of tropical aperatures Warm moist air from the Gulf of Mexico touched thunderstorms along the Gulf Coast and from the Southern 1 If the delinquent real es tate taxes are paid between to day and the date of the sale the properties will be deleted from the listing Advertising costs are prorated and must be paid on the basis of the number of insertions There has been no great rush to pay delinquent taxes during the last few days but prior to that there was a brisk payiip and it appeared for a time that Uhis years listing would seta record low to the Great Lakes midsummer neat wave ntinued over most of the today as the Southern closed out their third fcek of tropical temperatures rm moist air from the Gulf Mexico touched off rms along the Gulf Coast from the Southern Plains to Great Lakes housands of commuters in icago faced flooded viaducts poaer failures this morning tr a torrential downpour ay Airport had recorded than three Inches of rain normal monthly period Thursday utilities companies in the Northeast called on their large customers to restrict power usage New York City and Newark NJ reported record kilowatt outputs as air conditioners and other cooling equipment were turned on full blast to battle the heat wave The Potomac Electric Power Co in WashingtonDC reduced power available by five per cent and said it was an emergency situation The Southern states continue toswelter under a threeweek heat wave of tem peratures Farmers in Missls Contd on Page 2 Fires Destroy SVIohile Home irass Aereajjre i NEWBURG Pa separate fires near the Blue Mountain exit of the Pennsyl vania Turnpike destroyed an unoccupied mobile home and 50 acres of grassland Thursday af ternoon A new 8000 trailer burned moments afterbottled gas con tainers were attached to the home owned by Larry Shannon RD 1 Newburg Firemen from the Newburg Hopewell Fire Company an swered the call and another call to a grass fire along Route 6 between Newburg and Shippens bUTg Members of the Vigilant Hose Company aided Newburg fire men in battling the fire which swept 50 acres before being broughtunder control There were no injuries Shafer Has Report On Trade Tour WASHINGTON UPI Gov Raymond P Shafer of Pennsyl vania who said he encountered a deep degree of skepticism about the United States foreign policy during a trip to South America suggested the Apollo 11 astronauts be sent there on a goodwill tour In a report to President on Thursday on a sevennation tour by the Pennsylvania Trade Commission Shafer said he heard expressions of concern that US policy in the past had failed to try to understand South America for the sake of the South He said it was especially true in Brazil Shafer asked President Nixon f Confd on Page 2 A meeting of major import ance to the United Fund of Hunt ingdon County and its member The competition between man agencies held on Wednesday and machine underlined basic afternoon July 16 in the U J1 differences in the Soviet and office at 213 Fifth Street Hunt American space programs ingdon Captain Sandra Ryan commanding officer of the Sal vation Army chaired the meeting in the absence of Samuel EGor don local Boy Scout executive who is acting as agency Russia has announced its intention to depend on In strumented probes in the near future limiting its cosmonauts to earth orbits America is trying to land nator along with Capt Ryan men not an instrument on the Finalplans for a United Fund moon and bring them back Booth at the 1969 Huntingdon The Soviets maintained their County Fair during the week of characteristic silence on the August 1116 were discussed Contd on Page 16 Contd on Page 14 Dateline Gehtral Pennsylvania CHAMBERSBURG By the spring of 1972 Caledonia State Park camping ground will be revamped Improvements to the old camping area will Include a new central washhouse water distribution system improvement of roads andparking areas and a trailer dumping station The plan calls for a cutback from the present 120 campsites to between 60 and 80 camping areas INSIDE THE NEWS The relative sizes of the earth and moon can becompared in several ways The diameter of the moon 2160 miles a little more than onefourth that of earths 7918 miles Its mass however rates much lower weighing in at only a hundredth that of earth while its volume is one fiftieth of earths Moon gravity is onesixth earths A 180pound man by earth measurement would weigh only 30 pounds on the moon and a polevaulrer who clears 15 feet on earth theoretically could do 75 feet on the moon Ann Landers 8 Building Page 10 Classified ads 14 15 LE WISTOWN A citation for exceptional contributions in our nations effort to control arthritis and related rheumatic dis eases has been awarded to the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation The chapter embraces several countiesincluding both Mlfflln and Huntingdon Courthouse v 8 Crossword Farm Page I 9 Pennsylvania Story 6 Society 4 Club Sports i5 Television o On Stage Live 12 ALTOONA Property owners who refrain from orders to clean up substandard housing units are being fined The city intends to enforce its housing plumbing and nuisance STATE COLLEGE Before the Sayers Dam and reser voir have been spent Howard Borough will in one phase of the 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