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   Daily News (Newspaper) - July 23, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                State Library EducationBuilding re Pa li CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON ami MOUNT UNION WEDNESDAY JULY 23 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 148 Happy Relaxed j JL j v Eager For Loiig Deadlock Taxes HARRISBURG UP The 1969 General Assembly apparently is preparing for another long deadlock over taxes and spending jy the state government judging by developments in the twin le In the Senate leaders on both sides of the political aisle join ed in sponsorship of mil lion in stopgap appropriations which would keep the mills of state government running through the months of August and Sep tember Since the end of the last last fiscal year June 30 the state has been operating on mil lion in such stopgaps appropria ted for the one month of July The stopgaps are necessary be cause the Legislature has not adopted the 196970 state bud get nor made the increase in taxeo wmch may be needed to meet the fiscal blueprint when It becomes fact The stopgaps for August and September include millio for general government expen ditures million for welfare payments and million for the first payment of school sub sidles for the upcoming school year No GOP Votes Senate Republican leaders were asked if they Intended to push the temporary spending Mi passage and replied that pended on results at discussions over the billion general appropriations bill by the GOP Contd on Page 13 rislative chambers Tuesday Sweeping Tax Reform In Works WASHINGTON UPI The House Ways and Means Com mittee is speeding to assemble a sweeping tax reform that could trigger quick congression al approval of President Nixons income tax surcharge extension For the second day in a row Tuesday the committee ap proved major reforms zeroing in on for the most part oil companies Nixons surcharge the only legislative weapon he has sought in his battle to stop Inf lation passed the House late last month But the bill has been hung up in the Senate because Democratic Leaders Mike Mansfield and E dward M cJCBnne4ysasLtbey will not Are Beyond Halfway J V Point On Journey From Moon Orbit SPACE CENTER Houston UPI earths pull growing ever stronger the men or Apollo 11 neared the m idway point of their 60hour return from the moon today anxious to get back home Now lighthearted and Joking iri 1 J O Given Warm Welcome To Huntingdon T 11 At4 the reception and buffet supper held last night for the English visitors John C Horn president of Prismo Safety Corp and Wald Industries is shown chatting with John Harding managingdirector of Universal Highways DonaldI G Everhart president1 Huntingdon Business Industry Inc Colin R Corness managing director of Redland Limited C Jewett Henry esq Prismo secretary and Mayor Marshall H De Forrest PARK The Comma Redland Officials Greeted An official welcome to Hunt ingdon was extended by a group of Huntingdon Business A Industry members to Colin R Corness c managing director At Society Meet Ltd of Reigate Surrey Ene Panel Dismissed After TwoDay Session1 Reed Case Indictments Approved By Grand Jury J V until a tax re farm measure also is ready the Ways and Means Committee voted to cut the oil industrys depletion allowance from par cent to 20 per cent This would raise almost million a year in revenue Tuesday the committee ten tatively approved reforms that could add nearly billion annually in federal revenue The reforms would US oil companies from subtracting their foreign branch losses This would raise about million a year Contd on Page 5 INSIDE THE NEWS Along the Juniata Ann Landers Classified Ads Comics Crossword Editorials Society Club Sports 18 11 15 19 17 19 6 14 4 5 ways Division of Redland The pleasant aftur was at the Red Fox Lounge yesteiC day afternoon for the two men i who represent the English comp VrlVCS Licit a any and have become the princi pals in me Prismo Safety Corp A a busy midsummer session oration and Wald Industries Of the Huntingdon County Easter Heading the receiving line Seal Society for Crippled Child at the party were DohaldGiEver reh and Adults Monday night In hart president and Mayor he headquarters at 401Penn Marshall H DeForrest H3M Street Huntingdon Henry executive director Introductions pIsban of McConnellsburg of the visitors were made by therapist in charge of the Sum John C Horn president and C mer Speech Clinic reviewed ac Jewetf Henry esq secretary complishments at about the mid point of an eightweek program Summer Speech Clinic Eleven youngsters ranging in age from 4 to 13 years are receiving therapy most of them twice a week Problems include articulation cleft palate delayed speech Attendance has been eood working conditions in the on Page 16 Trial of Samuel Lee Reed 20 of Lawrence County on charges of murder burglary robbery and larceny moved a step nearer today after a Huntingdon County grand jury returned approved bills of indictment against the ZOyearold defendant yesterday txcii j i rafrested tm the been In recess for three months charges by State Police Corporal Attorney Myers noted that the rvtL Yiarl of Prismo Contd on Page 5 Fund Driv Roy J Hess left manager of OwensCorning Fiberglas plant at Huntingdon presents a check to Huntingdon Community Center board members Mrs Charles Manning the Rev Norman D Crews and Thomas A Flnley The check in the amount of will greatly boost the current drive for funds for the centers operation Rector Crews is president of the community center board and Finley is chairman of the 1969 fund drive Sedan Is Demolished Robert Henry Jr 18 Mill Creek Star Route escaped in jury but his 1955 Chevrolet sedan was demolished last evening in a crash on Route 655 in Brady Township one half mile north of Mill Creek State Police said Henry was southbound at pjn While negotiating a right curve his left rear tire blew oat He applied the brakes and his car went into a slddj swerved and made a onehalf turnon tlieberm The vehicle hit a treewith its left side and then dropped over a bank along the right west Contd on Page 16 Thomas J Ruegg lastMarch 25 as the result of the fatal beat ing of Wallace R Foster 49 Alexandria R D the attendant at an allnight service sta tion at The April grand Jury recall ed after a threemonth recess was dismissed finally at last evening after approving the bills of indictment in the Reed case The panel had been in session for two days and in that time approved 35 bills and dis missed two Judge R Merle Heff ner presid ed at the court session and thank ed the jurors for the great service they rendered to the county At yesterday Judge Heff ner handed down an order in which he denied a motion to direct District Attorney Newton C Taylor to refrain from pre senting the bills of indictment to the recalled The dismissed petition had been prei sented in open court on Mon day by Attorney William J Myers Reeds counsel Myers contended that it would K Q llfp Should prejudicial to his client to have the April grand jiiry hear the bills sincethe panel had grand Jurors had been sworn last April and he hadbeen given no opportunityinthe meantime to object Judge Heff ner set 9 am yes terday as the time for arguments on the matter by District Attorney Taylor andAttorney Myers It was nearly 10 oclock before the arguments held out side the hearing of the grand jurors were completed The jurist took the matter under advisement after the grand Jury reconvened at and pre pared his written order which he read in open court when the afternoon session convened The defehdent Reed was pre sent to hear the arguments and also to hear the order In Ills petition Attorney Myers emphasized that during the three month period the grand jury was in recess the array had been exposed to press and radio news Conf d on Page 2 Nell A Armstrong Edwin E Aldrln Jr and Michael Collins nonetheless looted ahead to their Pacific Ocean splashdown Thursday and recovery by the carrier USS Hornet The halfway point in time of the journey from lunar orbit to splashdown in the Pacific was due at am EDT At that time calculations showed Apol lo 11 would be about 148000 nlsts have never signaled US miles from earth and going officials that the current lull in V3354 miles ah hour But ground fighting in Vietnam has because of the increasing pull any political significance an of earths gravity the spaceauthoritative Allied official at ship will speed up considerably the Paris peace talks said during the final 30 hours en today route home The Allied official said Despite their obvious good neither the United States nor humor and good health ArmSouth Vietnam expects Hanoi strong summed up the crews or the Viet Cong to publicly feelings No matter where you announce they were scaling travel its always nice to get down the fighting as a political home sign to the other side World Shares View There are other ways the A world that watched spellCommunists could signal the bound as Armstrong and Aldrln Allies that the lull was any put mans footprints on the more a regrouping for another dusty lunar surface Sunday major offensive source night shared that view and said wltted telr miles southwest of Honolulu Nguyen Thl Blnh to call up a jati page 5 Contd on Page 5 Senator And Wiie A I Funeral Kennedy Attends Kopechne Rites PLYMOUTH Pa UPI T Death which is no stranger to Sen Edward M Kennedy 38 brought him to this coal mining town Tuesday for the funeral of Marv Jo Kopechne 28 Hundreds of persons turned out to glimpse the senator who was accompanied by his wife Joan Mrs Ethel Kennedy and several friends A murmur went up and many of the 650 persons Inside stood when he entered St Vincentfs Church here from a door near the altar Of Kennedy Crash Asked EDGARTOWN Spruce Creek Mar t h as state Kennedy wore a darksuit and a high neck brace appar ently asthe result 2 which Miss Kopechne drowned ces surrounding the automobile ms wife wore white suit and acctdent which a woman Of sen Edward M THE WEATHER Cloudy warm andbecoming more humid with scattered thunders bowers today tonight and Thursday High both days in the 80s Low tonight in the 60s Outlook for Friday continued warm and hum id with thunders bowers Winds eas t to southeast 5 to 15 miles per hour today tonight and Thursday Repairsto the Spruce Creek bridge which have necessitated Us closing and the temporary rerouting of traffic should be finished by late this afternoon Huntingdon County Superin tendent of Highways Winston R Chesney said today The bridge was damaged early Saturday evening when a 1964 Oldsmobile driven by a Con cord Mass woman struck and removed one of the steel uprights Contd on Page 5 difficulty kneeling as the group KopechEdgartown Police Chief DomU harf nick J Arena m the investiga ne family said Kennedy of accident late Friday Be or early Saturday when the 37 accl altar to re County Special Prose cutor Walter E Steele told Monsignor WUUain tochUI on of the of celebrated the Requiem Mass is to deter Cbnfd on Page 13 Contd Tell Most Exciting Aspects Of Apollo 11 County Residents Are Enthusiastie About Moon Shot What was the most exciting aspect of the Apollo moon shot program f Throughout the area residents expressed their reactions to Apollo 11 with bubbling enthusiasm excitement and hushed awe Many thought the entire moon flight was exciting while others described a single part of the voyage as particularly Impressive and amazing Several people expressedpride tines that I vas proud that tt fai the United States for the ao was my country that dfcl this corapllshment of the Apollo misI feel even more strongly about sion Dr Fred Marbut of Pen this I think it has been a victory asylvanla Furnace put it this lor this country and Im way I was in Argentina when damned proud the Nautilus went to the North Thomas Anderson of Peters Pole under the ice and back burg described the shot as 1 wanted to shout to the Argen something wonderful and he was proud of the moon flight too It will raise the prestige of the United States all over the world and Im proud to be a citizen of the nation that is first In that field he said ARMSTRONGS FIRST STEP The most breathtaking moment of the moon mission according to most of the people interviewed in a random survey yesterday was when Armstrong first stepped out of the lunar module According to Paul Swlgart Alexandria the moment When the astronauts stepped out onto the moon was the peak of excitement Allen Fouse of Mar k lesburg described Armstrongs first step as The most specta cular part not knowing what would happen Mrs Dallas Danfelt of Three Springs said The whole busi ness was exciting as far as were concerned She added I knew they would mate it but my husband said It will never happen it will never hap pen1 He was thrilled they were walking on the moon and he stayed up to watch TV while the rest of the fiuhily went to bed The most exciting moment was according to MrsRobert Launtz Marklesburg Whenever they landed and he first stepped out onto the moon and first was walking around and kicking up the dust v Mrs Eugene Cornelius of Sal tillo said she was most impressed when The astronauts got out of the spaceship Mrs Charles Baker of 1125 WashingtonStreet Huntingdon agreed When he stepped on the moon I thought it was Just fantas tic Mrs Fred Drenning Six Mile Run exclaimed She agreed that the most exciting part of the Apollomoonshot was Whenever they came down on the moon and stepped down off the ladder and onto the moon I still cant believe ttf Ernest H Weyant Saltlllo ad ded When be put toot down and what be said was the most dramatic part it seemed as though he was afraid to touch the moon The moon walk brought praise from several area residents It was all so unbelievable I would say that their walk on the moon was the most exciting part Mrs Marion Red Hon man Petersburg commented Donald Jenkins of Orblsonia contrasted the chance in the be ginning of Armstrongs moon walk to the latter part of tts When Armstrong came back out of the shadows I think that was the most interesting part he was very sure of himself HOPE FOR SAFE RETURN Another aspect of the Apollo mission the Cut that the astro nauts landed on the moonsafely and will return whole was de scribed as the most exciting part1 of the moon voyage Mrs Betty Keith of Alexandria said feet that we got there and are Mturntof safe is the most excitingand the most important Contd oh Page 135   

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