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   Daily News (Newspaper) - July 19, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                State Library Education Building Harrisburg Pa 17126 CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 ws VOL 48 NIKE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION SATURDAY JULY 19 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 145 o 11 Nearing Lunar Vo Cases Of Bubonic Plague Found WASHINGTON UPI Two I cases of bubonic plague have been discovered in New Mexico according to the Public Health Service The dreaded plague which I destroyed onefourth the world population during the Middle Ages is carried by rodents One case involved an 18year Iold young man living in a hippie colony consisting of several tents and adobe huts in an area known to have plague the PHS said The case was reported from Placitas about 15 miles northeast of Albu I querque The patient made a complete A 3yearold boy living in I Jemez Springs about 50 miles northwest of Placitas contract ed the second case He had been in contact with a dead chipmunk on June 20 and got sick three days later He was hospitalized June 30 subse quently developed meningitis and was receiving antibiotic treatment said the PHS National Communicable Disease Center Contd on Page 12 Experienced Campaigners GEORGE A HART STANLEY E CIPAR Cipar And Hart Accept Positions Division Leaders In UF Appointed Vessels Anchor WASHINGTON UPI Eight I Sovlet naval vessels were Friday anchored 75 to 180 miles west of Key West Fla I They are due in Havana Sunday I to take part in the celebration noting the rise to power of j Fidel Castro Never before have Soviet warships been so 1 close to American shores Stanley E Cipar of the Jack M Shuck Insurance Agency of Huntingdon and George A Hart president of Huntingdon Machine Division Bonney Forge and Foundry Inc have accepted chair manship of two of the top divisions in the 196970 drive Cipar a native of Barberton Ohio will lead the iness and Commercial Division in the tall campaign The divU sion is made up of approximately businesses and firms em JAUWSC ploying over a thousand people The division is responsible for boiff corporate and employee contributionsfrom all commercial types of industries Cipar is wellknown in the com m unity and is an experienced campaigner He is Second president andadirector ofHBfc Head Start House j Subways Are In Hot Tunnels NEW YORK UPI One person was killed and at least 150 were injured Friday night when a flash flood stopped rush hour subway service under Lexington Avenue trapping more than 20000 riders in an oven of hot steamy tunnels A cloudburst caused a flash flood near a station at 138th Street The flooding stalled traffic on one northbound track and passengers finding mount ing heat in stalled cars intolerable spilled out onto north and southbound tracks forcing the shutdown of all power Twenty trains each carrying more than 1000 passengers were stranded Rescue crews from the police and fire departments rushed to the scene and aided passengers many of whom were felled as they crept along the darkened linked handto hand so no one would get lost The dead man was tentative ly identified as Ralph Cruz Martinez 50 He was found on tracks near 120th Street The cause of death was not immediately determined Several other passengers suffered heart attacks and heat prostration The objectives of the Mount UnionSummer Head Start pro gram were presented in an ex cellent address by Dr Esther Romaine Brown at the success ful open house held at the Shir ley Township Elementary School A large crowd of interested parents and friends and the staff of the Head Start were in atten dance Dr Brown consultant of the successful Mount Union Head Start program last year is edu cational consultant with the Rich mond School District In Rich mond Va She is presently serv ing as associate professor of special education at Bloom sburg State College Miss Gloria Stone of State Col lege director of the Mount Un Ion Head Start program presided and warmly welcomed the group Developing a child In his cog nitive thinking is a prime factor of Mount Unions Head Start pro gram said Dr Brown She stated children classify according to functions and enjoy learning In this method Another Important goal of the program Is to teach the youngsters to differ entiate and to consider alterna Conf d on Page 2 First Step Could Come Late Sunday SPACE CENTER Houston 11 now in the grasp of moons gravity and gaining speed hurried three astronauts toward lunar orbit today and the first human footstep outside the world late Sunday or early Monday Astronauts Neil A Armstrong and Edwin E Buzz Aldrln Jr expected to learn early today whether they will share the lunar surface with a Russian robot rocket when they land Sunday whether it might be heading back to earth with a scoop full of lunar soil by then Armstrong stillcould decide to take that first step on the moon late Sunday after the scheduled pm EDT landing or wait until early Monday morning as initially planned Russias assurances relayed personally through astronaut Frank Borman that mys terious Luna 15 would not get In Apollo lls way indicated that it would leave moon orbit about 5 am EDT But the Soviets gave no hint what it might do and U S experts disagreed on whether It would try toland or simply head back to earth Check Out LM During an hourand 36minute longest and one of the best from strong and Aldrin checked out the iBBlctoVof thelunar module Eagle they plan to fly to the Contd on Page 10 Term Opens Aug 18 172 Called For i As Jurors In accordance with orders ban ded down by Judge R Merle Hefc fner 172 jurors have been sum moned for duty during the September Term of Huntingdon County Court In addition to moving a head the opening of the term two full weeks Judge Heffner also direct ed that 30 additional countians be called for service on the petit Jury at criminal actions court Accordingly the jury commis sioners have picked 90 names from the wheel to serve on the petit jury Sheriff Robert E Norris is summoning 30 persons for grand jury duty They will report at the Contd on Page 12 Pattern Is Rough Showers and thunderstorms were reported along a front from New Jersey to the West Central Plains today and power companies from New York to Washington DC made urgent appeals for reduced use of electric applian ces as a heat wave in the Northeast threatened the na tions most densely populated area with major blackouts At least one person was killed and more than 150 injured Contd on Page 10 Power Outages Avoided MOSCOW UPI A Soviet scientist hinted today that Russias unmanned Luna 15 spaceship is orbiting the moon in an attempt to scoop up a piece of the lunar surface Scientific said such an attempt could come today The Soviet news agency Tass published a commentary by lunar surface was the first engineer Anatoly Koritsky who official hint that the Soviets offered the first official indicawere trying to bring back a tion of Lunas goal ptece fa moon tor Koritsky outlined the achieveanalysis something never be meats of earlier Luna and Zpnd fore accomplished space flights which either Luna 15 was launched Sunday orbited landed on or returned and hurtled into moon from the moon He suggested Thursday but neither of the two Luna 15 could do all three communiques Issued by the This time Koritsky said Soviets on its flight so far said Luna 15 which Is orbiting the specifically what its mission moon has taken up their would be missions Unofficially it was reported Such stations he said are to be designed for a soft capable of conducting a broad landing to scoop up lunar soil range of explore and speed back to earth ahead the gravitational field and the of UJS Apollo 11 astronauts shape of the moon the who were to arrive at the moon chemical composition of lunar Monday rocks to photograph the moon etc The reference to exploring the chemical composition of the The Soviet spaceship sent a steady stream of radioed Contd on Page 10 Program For Handicapped Closed Monday Huntingdon County Superinten dent of Schools Donald A Miller has announced that the program for preschool handicapped youngsters being sponsored by the Huntingdon County Board of Education will not be in opera tion Monday July 21 The closing is in compliance with President Nixons call for a national Day obser vance Parents of preschool handi capped whose youngsters have been participating in the pro gram are advised that sessions will not be held at either the Contd on Page 10 By Waiting For Concessions Pressure Nothing To Gain Mounts For Thieu Tells Reds ABMVote Library To Mpqhday I a director1 in the Huntingdon Rotary Club Knights of Columbus and Huntingdon B P O E He also is a member of the Hunt ingdon Jaycees He attended Juniata College He is a member of the Most Holy Trinity Church in Hunting don He and his wife the former Susan Stewart are the parents of five children Contd on Page 10 Nixons Call At JC THE WEATHER Variable cloudiness warm and humid today and tonight with scattered showers and thun dershowers High in the mid and upper 80s Low tonight in the 60s Sunday mostly cloudy warm and humid with scattered showers and thun derstorms High in the mid and upper 80s Monday turn ing cooler with thundershow ers ending HUNTINGDON PA July Dr John N Stauffer president of Juniata College today announced that in response to President Richard MNixons call for a Day of Participation the College will be closed on Monday July 21 except for a twohour morning period of reg istration for the second term of summer school For the convenience of those commuting students and others arriving for the beginning ot the second session of summer school the College cashiers and registrars offices will be open between 8 and 10 ajn Monday according to Dr Earl C Kay lor director of the summer ses Potential widespread electric power outages in a fourstate re gion were avoided Friday as are suit of steps taken by the twelve utilities1 including Pennsylvania Company who partici the Pennsylvania New Jersey r Maryland interconnec tion one of the nations largest power pools A public appeal to curtail un necessary usage coupled with voluntary reduction by indus trial customers aided the utili ties in averting widespread power outages The appeal was ini tiated about am and was cancelled at pm A Penelec spokesman said the cooperation of the public and the industries without the doubt con tributed to averting an emer The Huntingdon County Library mrvnn SAIGON UPI President Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam told the Communists today they have nothing to gain by waiting for the Allies to make concessions at the peace talks in Paris He said most but not all American troops could be withdrawn by 1971 In a news conference Thieu condemned the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese for rejecting his proposal that they help set up elections in Vietnam in which Viet Cong candidates would beilncluded Two days ago the other side formally rejected my he said I deeply regret their te observing a moon holiday negative attitude and hope their Monday July 21 and will be rejection was not a final one closed all day It was announced that they will revise their by MAuchenbach neeative attitude when they see librarianTuesday the regular our offer was a sign of limited adult service goodwill not of weakness schedule will be resumed 11 They have nothing to gain amto6pm by waiting Starting Tuesday July 22 the US and South VieUamese library will begin charging fines officials in both Saigon and again for overdue books Fines Paris have said the be at the rate of five cents nists were convinced that if a toy the book Is over they waited long enough the Maximum fine on any one Allies would make concessions book Is Sundays and boll Contd on Page 10 WASHINGTON UPI two full weeks of debate on the missile system s mounting ta come by the end of July Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana said ABM opponents wanted to call up their amendment cutting off deployment funds next Tuesday and vote on it Contd on Page 10 INSIDE THE NEWS Along The Juniata 10 Ann Landers 6 Church Page 3 Classified Ads 10 11 Comics 9 Crossword 11 Rung Column6 Society Club8 Sports 4 5 Classes for the second summer session will begin at ajn Tuesday July 22 and all other College business will resume is usual at 8am Although the installed power generating capability of the power is greater than the demand the spokesman said the combined effect of the very hot and humid weather and the unexpected loss generating capacity throughout the MidAtlantic area reduced the pools power reserve thereby creating a potential em Contd on Page 12 JC Alumni Return To Classroom days will be excluded StOrHl Spawns The fine system was tempera r lly suspended when the library Heavy was closed for the moving opera tion to the new wing Gordon W Haver stock chair man of the building committee met with Robert Anderson of L C Anderson and Sons Inc contractor Allen Shettig archi tectural engineer of Robert Kim ball Associates Ebessburg and Alumni and friends of Juniata the librarian yesterday The College will have an opportunity entire construction and renova to return to the classroom for tion program was reviewed a day to learn of Values in a Painting Is being completed In Changing Society the theme the downstairs area of the Mo for the colleges first annual Murtrie House and will move to Alumni Summer Weekend July the second floor next week Car 31 through August 2 Beginning at ajn on of the house Is scheduled for the LOS ANGELES than 1500 persons were rescued from heavy surf spawned by a tropical storm which swept across Southern California beaches Friday Lifeguards reported giant riptides carried some swim mers a quarter of a mile offshore One swimmer was reported missing at Huntington State Beach in Orange County More than 400 persons had to be rescued at Venice Beach peting of the remaining areas wnUe Newport Beach Hunting Post Office Has Holiday Schedule The Huntingdon Post Office officials received word late Fri day to place the facility on a holi day work schedule on Monday the national participation day pro claimed by President Richard Kenneth Brandt officer In charge at the post office said that employes will be on the regu lar holiday schedule for a two hour window call from 9 am un til 11 am on Monday There will be no deliveries day August 1 classes In the colleges regular summer ses sion will be open to all who re gister for the threedayprogram 4 The classes will include lectures last week of July and furniture Beach and Santa ported 300 installation for the entire library will be made the week of August Swells were Ported running from two to 12 feet but the UJS Weather Bureau said the storm Miss Auchenbach urges chil Contd on Page 12 dying off and the swell was expected to decrease to light levels today and ajm The 1969 Alumni Summer Contd on Page Admire Work Of Members Of Class A large group of Interested parents and friends attended the successful open house of the Mount Union Head Start program at the Shirley Township Elementary School Miss Rosemary Daschbach teacher is pointing to work of the youngsters displayed on the bulletin board AUo pictured are left to right Ralph Ramey aide Mrs Alvis Morton Jr and Mrs Floyd Chambers Mrs Mortons son John is a student of the eight member class As soon as shelving is installed on Great Epochs of World Cut in the childrens rooms books off Mexico which caused the ture seminars OB the In will be available for children surf and was tegration of Art Knowledge and Conduct Mysticism and Re liglous Experience and Phy sioioglcal Psychology as well as general lectures In physics history geology science and hea T Pll 1th ecology econ ITAOlllll J UJ omics English logic education V 1 1 al media and community develop A YB TB rYV fi IttlilTlfl ment Class session will begin at JOI1I1 ASlrtlUA How many boroughs own an Island Not many possess an island but Mount Union is unique it now owns an Island hi the Juniata Riberl For the small sum of one dollar Mount Union Borough has acquired the island from John Appleby oneof the oldest residents in the community In 1906 Johns father TV A Appleby purchased the island from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for SO He had no special reason for buying the isamd Just the desire to be the owner of an Island The island located west of the highway bridge entering Mount Union from Route 22 was given to John Appleby during the settle ment of the estate when his father died Appleby originally asked the borough council if they were interested in purchasing the Island for He noted he didnt want an individual to have possession of it Borough secretary Melvin Diven talked with John and suggested naming the island Applebys Island Later Appleby changed his mind and decided to donate the island to the borough and a dollar was given to him for monetary consideration Contd on Page 10 PC Gets Okay To Discontinue Two Trains WASHINGTON UPI The Peon Central Railroad was given permission Friday to drop two trains operating be tween St Louis and New York City The railroad had asked the Interstate Commerce Commis sion for permission to discon tinue operations of the Spirit Contd on Paga 10   

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