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Daily News (Newspaper) - July 24, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State Library Educerticm Building Hatrisbnra Pa I M V 1 Americas Moon Men Splashdown In Pacific o Climax Perfect History Making resident Greets hree Astronauts ABOARD USS HORNET UPI Apollo lls astronauts their footprints stamped forever in history with 21 memorable hours pn the moon streaked home today to the south Pacific and 18 Bays of total isolation president Nixon headed the ileoming commtttM aboard boxes were to be flown aircraft carrier 1000 mllec immediately by jet direct to the fewest of Honolulu UA Space Center near Hous A Armstrong Mlrhael ton Tex where scientists were aad Edwin E Aldrin Jr eagerly watting to start de a fiery path through earths tailed examinations aosphere after nearly a Nixon was joined by Secreta Jon miles in space complet ry of State William P Rogers a goal President John F and Dr Thomas O Paine sdy set tor the administrator of the years ago Aeronautics and Space Admi I They brought with them a nlstration tor the welcome cargo of moon rocks aboard the recovery carrier 60 pounds of rocks in the The world was watching Americans prepared tor a both Apollo 8 and 10 and the thanked the scientists and weekend of astronauts course back from engineers who designed and have to offer his congratula It will arrive sometime early which the astronauts them the Sea of Tranquillity was so built their spaceship tions through a sealed glass Sunday morning and the accurate a filial maneuver to come to the coctclu window in the end of the 35foot astronauts will enter a specially correct its aim was unnecessa slon that this has been far trailer and over a special designed million ry more than three men on a telephone to the inside known as the Lunar Receiving During the 15minute final TV voyage to the mbori Aldrin T06 trailer will rideto complete their Since their launch from Cape broadcast Wednesday the pilots said More still than the Honolulu aboard the Hornet It duarantihe If all goes Kennedy July 16 Armstrong selves would be sealed away in quarantine to make sure they had brought no diseases back from the moon More still than the Honolulu aboard the Hornet It If all goes well told what the flight meant to efforts of a government and wil1 UKed bV crane there they will be allowed out Aug Aldrin and Collins had travelled them Their remarks showed industry team more even than transported to a waiting Air 11 S51700 miles through space they knew that their lives never the efforts of one nation Force cargo plane and flown to After one day with their and Armstrong and Aldrin would be the same brt they feel that this stands as a Ellington Air Force Base nearfamilies the men of Apollo 11 landed on the moon in their shunned any personal glory and symbol of the insatiable curiosl Houston Eagle lunar Under to take the step Armstrong called a great leap tor mankind Columbia the name they bestowed on their ship plowed Into the upper atmosphere at 24000 mph 80 miles over Australia The splashdown point was switched 250 miles east of the original target to avoid heavy v X r Landing The straighMn landing was accomplished successfully on THE WEATHER Cloudy warm and humid with scattered showers and chance of a thunders bower day and tonight High today upper 70s to mid 80s Low tonight in 60s Friday partial clearing less humid and mild High upper 70s to low 80s Saturday outlook mostlysimny and warm ty at all mankind to explore the unknown Because of the possibility conceded remote that the moon might harbor ger mis that could run wild on earth elaborate quarantine plans were taken The astronauts were to be washed down with antiseptic after landing and rushed to a sealed quarantine trailer on the Hornet President To Phone Even the President would INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 8 Classified Ads 16 17 Comics 15 Crossword n Editorials G Obituaries 2 Society Club 14 Sports 4 will face the first of many public tributes for their feat Reports Find Several hours before the TV broadcast scientists said a seismometer Aldrin and strong had set up on the moon had reported ah exciting find a moonquake or a meteoroid hitting the lunar surface If it were a moonquake it would Indicate that the moon like earth is a live celestrial bodywith a hot core producing stresses below the surface The spacemen have all expressed reservations about being thrust into the limelight by the flight of Apollo 11 Collins put it the most bluntly I like to live a normal private life and my Intent is to take whatever action is necessary to insure that I continue to do that he told a reporter just before the flight Holiday Proposal WASHINGTON UPI Rep Joshua Eilberg DPa wants to see thelast Friday of May set aside as a national holiday hon oring the late President John FKennedy for his1 vision and commitment to the future re sulting in placing a man on the moon Eilberg introduced legis Jatlcn Wednesday proposing the holiday THE DAILY rOL 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION THURSDAY JULY 24 1969 NO 149 Jlies lallFor Elections I PARIS United lates and South Vietnam today ppealed to North Vietnam and Viet Cong to reconsider eir hostility to internationally ntrolled elections with Viet participation Chief US negotiator Henry Lodg3 and his Saigon blleague Pham Dang Lam fsued the call shortly after the of the 27th session of the letnam peace 1 Lodge newsmen before Bering the Majestic Hotel lerence hall he was deter Bed to impress on the ammunist negotiators that ey were wrong in considering esident Nguyen July controlled election offer as a neuver Lodge said he deplored the iioi and Viet Congs condem ion of the plan as a ndle rWe recognize that honest sn can differ about the loposal but one thing it is not a swindle Lodge said It is honest proposal that de to be considered on its erits I Both Allied delegations be pve the election plan proposed Nguyen Van Thieu South Vietnam is the best perhaps the only way to the Vietnam War The plan Is for Viet Cong participation jointly organized and interna nally supervised national actions in South Vietnam South Vietnamese delega spokesman said he consi the Communists first action of the Saigon proposal le more than an initial ict ion which might be fied later he Allies also went into lays session seeking some Ication from the Communists Contd on Page 11 Lecturer Released By Russians MOSCOW lee turer Gerald Brooke today was released from jail In the Soviet Union after more than four years in prison and flewhome to London the British E mbassy said Brooke was expected to arrive at Londons Heathrow Airport about am am EDT T aboard a Soviet Aeroflot flight from Moscow release wasexpect Garden Of Month Sports Bird Bath Every garden should have a bird bath and Frank Prough fills the one in his garden as The Daily News photographer snaps a longline view The Prough garden at 1422 Mifflin Street Huntingdon has won acclaim from the Standing Stone Garden Club and the plaque Garden of the Month hangs from a branch of the beautiful Norway spruce tree which Frank planted in 1936 Income Tax avored By ay or Barr PITTSBURGH Le Irvis floor leader of the ie House is in a dilemma ler the Democratic partys loposed state tax program ac Irding to Mayor Joseph M rr The mayor apparently Ided to the problem Wednes b jBarr a Democrat said he not misquoted when he told he disapproves of the package proposed by the mse Democratic leadership said the plan puts too much the burden on business and iustry llrvis of the citys Hill Dis l said he called Barr tsrice ednesday from Harrisburg out his statement The legis or said the mayor denied lying any supporter of the mocratic package should Ive his head examined 1 However Barr publicly de Contd on Page 11 Artillery Units Blasts Red Mortar SAIGON artille ry blasted a Communist mortar position in the Demilitarized Zone DMZ separating the two Vietnams and North Vietna mese and Viet Cong gunners shelled seven Allied targets overnight military spokesmen said today Military action dn all Viet nam fronts was light as it has been since the last of June US commanders ordered up artillery fire in response to 15 rounds of 60mm mortar fire from the Communists at a Marine position four miles northeast of Con Thien and just south of the sixmilewide DMZ The mortar attack caused no Marine casualties spokesmen said The mortar fire came from a little more than 300 yards inside the southern edge of the DMZ US spokesmen said It was the 164th significant incident in the zone since former President Lyndon B Johnson ordered a halt in US bombing of North Vietnam Nov 1 1968 US sources said they be lieved the fighting lull In Vietnam could extend into September making it the longest of the war The shellings were the fewest since six such attacks June 29 Spokesmen said the Commu nists caused light casualties but no fatalities In a mortar attack on the US 1st Marine Division 19 miles southeast of Da Nang Oontd on Page 12 Prough Garden Is Profiise In Color and Helen Kroger American citizens now jailed in Britain for passing military secrets rto the RussiansBrooke is 31 Reports of Brookes return to Britain followed a Foreign Office meeting Wednesday be tween Soviet Ambassador to London Mikhail Smlrnovsky and Foreign Ahder Secretary nis Greenhill It was the sixth meeting In seven days between the two diplomats to discuss the case of Brooke who was sentenced in 1965 to five years hard labor for smuggling subversive litera ture into the Soviet Union Brooke was in good spirits but pale and tense as he waited to board the Soviet airliner at Sheremetyevo Airport the only scheduled direct flight from Moscow to London today There was speculation thai the Krogers convicted in 1961 of masterminding a spy ring that pried secrets from Bri tains underwater detection establishment a t Portland Preparing For Loiig Trip To Camp These five Pennsylvania National Guardsmen are checking the engine of a M151 onequarter ton truck prior to leaving on the advance detachment for summer camp last evening Shown watching from left to right are PFC Drew Lightner PFC Jerry McCrackeh SP 4 Patrick Olivo and SFC David CresweU PFC Richard Swartz is working on the motor The group is part of Howitzer Battery 1st Squadron 104 Armored Cavalry based at Huntingdon The unit is heading for twoweekstraining at Camp Drum near Watertown York Youre sure to find your fav orite flower inFrankM Proughs prizewinning garden at the rear of his home 1422 Mifflin Street for from the wide variety he grows its obvious that he loves them all The flower gamut in the gar den which currently shows the Standing Stone Garden Clubs Garden of the Month plaque runs all the way from handsome tall red cannas at the back of the property to a brickedged planting of dainty Naughty Mar ietta marigolds at the front near the house Along the edges of the prop erty and In two beds on the lawn and a garden at the rear Frank has planted an array of flowers to provide bloom from early spring to late fall Frank is no Johnnycomelate ly to horticulture nor to gard ening which vies for top place with his other hobby music The garden from which he gets so much and into which he puts so much hard has been part of his life since early childhood for he was born in the home In which he now lives His mother the late Mrs Wil liam Prough was the gardener in the family but Frank recalls well helping his father construct the concrete pool in the yard At first much of the space at the rear or the property was used for a vegetable garden But today its all flowers with the exception of a few Big Boy tomato plants from which Frank has already harvested tomatoes Not only are the tomatoes flour ishing but so are all the other plants In Franks garden Hes a 4104 devoteeandthere was a pail in the yard with cow manur soaking in water The garden shows the 10 to 12 hours work per week that Frank puts Into It along with the growl ing helps The roses are mulched and the bed covered with grass clippings the pansles and mums have been pinched back Conf d on Page 2 Round Trip Auto Thief Being Sought The round trip auto thief is still at large today but State Police are continuing to work on the case Apparently the person who stole a pickup truck at Water street early Tuesday morning Is from that area since he stole another vehicle and returned there The second snitched vehicle a 1960 Volkswagen was found about 3 yesterday afternoon in a small plot just east of the fruit market along Route 22 at Waterstreet The VW is the property of Lawrence C Flnley 918 Church Street Hollidaysburg and he came to Huntingdon County early lastevening to recover his ve hicle It will be recalled that a Ford Contd on Page 13 Contd on Page 13 Burlars Active Alexandria Smithfield Places Hit Investigation of two burglaries one at the Alexandria American Legion and another at Hassenp flugs Service Station In Smith field is continuing today Loot valued at was taken at Hassenpflugs while at the Alexandria Legion the figure was Damage to coin operated machines at the Legion home amounted to at least C C Hassenpflug owner of the Pennsylvania Avenue service station store discovered the burglary yesterday afternoon at 1 when he opened for business Investigation showed that en trance was gained when a rear door was pried open About 45 boxes of ammunition including 22 218 222 3006 270 330 32 40 and 35 Rem ington were stolen along with a McCullough chain saw fishing reels and three cartons of cig arettes Hassenpflug closed the store at 10 pm Tuesday and the burg lary took place between that hour and the time It was discovered yesterday afternoon Contd on Page 13 Spends Nifjhl On Ship In MidPacific Nixon Is Ready To Launch Tour ABOARD THE USS ARLINGTON UPI President Nixon new to the midPacific today to welcome Americas moon men back home to earth Confident that astronauts Neil A Armstrong Edwin E Aldrin nundreds of sailors Jr and Michael Collins are deck could hear going to make the splashdown Capt Hugh D Murphree of all right Nixon rested overthe Arlington escorted the night aboard ship before flying President around the flight to the recovery carrier USS deck tten to a sulte aboard the Hornet to watch the return of vessel Nixon had with Apollo 11 from the bridge tne command officers of the Nixon reached the Arlington at pm EDT and spote briefly to the crew of the communication ship The public address system failed and the President raised jjteon spoke with crewmen In several pATis the s teuing the men the National his voice although few of the Contd on Page 11 Dior Is Dropping Hemline In New Fall Fashion Line York Has Another Quiet Night YORK Pa ciulet nights after six violent ones Racial violence began a week ago today when four persons were wounded following a gang fight sparked by a false rumor that a Negro youth had been burned by whites In the days thereafter one person was killed nine serious ly injured one of them a York policeman All told about 39 persons have been hurt This is ahit and run thing a police spokesman said They fire and then move and it is apparently the same group of people Then Tuesday Ofv Ray mond P Shafer declared a state of emergency in the city and ordered National Guard troops made available It rained Tuesday night A very heavy soaking rain The guard only about 40 of the 200 men called to area armories Contd on Page 13 PARIS Is drop ping the hemline The word was out today officially A Dior spokesman said their designer Marc Bohan was producing three fourths of his coats dresses and suits with skirts that stopped at midcalf of below But in the collection Bohah plans to unveil next week he is also including some very very short skirts Were not allowed to use the term miniskirt but theyre very very short the Dior spokesman said Trousers also will play a very important role in the new new look which is mannish by comparison with the wasp walsted fullskirted original There will be no need for the complicated padding and cor sets demanded to achieve the original new look in 1947 It will feature shirts boxy jackets and long slim but easy skirts in soft fabrics Often the shirts are expected to be of featherweight fabrics that cling to the figure an idea with which Bohan already has experimented Bohan will not be alone in trying newlonger skirt lengths Yves St Laurent has been Contd on Page 13 Juniata County Man Is Shot During Fight Three JiniataComty men were arrested by State Police yester day afternoon following a fight at Cross Keys in which a fourth man suffered a gunshot wound of the right hand Fred D BIckle East Water ford RJ3 2 was hit in the hud by shotgun pellets The injury is not considered serious and Cohld on Pafe 13
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