Huntingdon Daily News, July 30, 1969

Huntingdon Daily News

July 30, 1969

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Daily News (Newspaper) - July 30, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 Library Educat ion Building HarrlsbmK Pa 171 L 48 kite CENTS MR COPT HUNTINGDON and MOUNTS WEDNESDAY JULY 301969 PHONE 6434040 NO 154 ariner Television Pictures Of Mars PASADENA UPI Mariner 6 began taking a second sries oftelevision pictures early today as It hurtled toward a encounter with Mars to find out whether life can exist i the Red Planet v The first batch of S3 pictures Mars broadcast live on through space Despite the vast me television screens Tues distance the spacecraft will be ynlghtshowed a small only 99 seconds late for the ped orb with the white rendezvous polar cap standing out Mariner 7 the 850pound learly from a mottled light space twin of Mariner 6 will ay surface make its flypast five days later It was the United States Between them they will jcond space triumph this photograph the entire surface onth coming on the heels of of Mars twice as it rotates 11 mission thai beneath the two television aded men on the moon The cameras aboard each space jviet Union has been plaguedcraft lib communications failures in Mariner 6 will have only 25 eir seven Mars probes minutes to perform its scienti Mariner 6 began snapping the experiments and take two BCOOQ series of pictures at dozen television pictures of a 2S am PDT today They region near the Martian equa Ill be beamed back to earth tor which should show areas as arting at 6 pm small as 900 feet across Passes At 2000 Miles At the same time in Mariner 6 will fly past Mars stniments aboard the space t a distance of 2000 miles craft will go to work making a anight at PDT after a chemical analysis and mapping oyage of 241 million miles the surface by measuring thermal radiation Of particular interest is whether the air contains nitrogen oxygen and hydrogen present in earths atmos if there is water on the planet The scientists in Jet Propul slon LaboraiorysMission Con trol confessed Tuesday night they were rather disappointed in the firstof the 38 pictures that slowly unfolded line by line across the television screen The principal objection was the low contrast but Dr Robert B Leighton of the California Institute of Technolo gy said the later shots were much finer than Ive ever seen in photographs and much finer I think than ever seen by the eye from earth Never Seen Before He said the pictures showed details never before seen by man such as ragged edges of the south polar cap The poles believed made out of frozen carbon the clearest details in the initial batch The 17 pictures taken this morning and to be transmitted back to earth tonight were expected to show greater detail because Mariner 6 will be much closer to the planet These photos were expected to knock down once and for all the supposed existence of so called canals that for years have been the stuff of science fiction writers and stirred scientific controversy Viewers of the final approach pictures also may see at least one of the two tiny moons that circle Mars Scientists said Phobos might reflect enough light to be discerned on the screen although the pictures probably would have to be specially processed to remove distortion before the moon would show up The primary mission was to determine whether the Martian environment could support earthlike life not to find out whether life actually exists Leighton was asked anyway whether he thought there was life on the Red Planet I would say that thev possibilities are 1 per cent or one tenth of 1 per cent but the important thing Is if we can find out if there is or not Leighton said Democratic Proposal On Tax Surcharge Rejected Madera Child By Aiito PHILLJPSBURG1Pa UPI Tina Marie Kephart 2 was kill ed Monday night when she fell out of the family automobile as It drifted backward and was run over Police said the girls mother Mrs Jesse A Kephart of Ma dera Clearfield County 10 miles Partly cloudy and mild today with widely scattered showers north of here parked the car or thundershovrers High in the upper seventies in the lower in a driveway engaged the hand eighties Fair and mild tonight Low in the upper fifties to the brake and removed two younger lower sixties Sunny and a little warmer Thursday High in the children from the seat lower eighties The outlook for Friday increasing cloudiness She then opened a rear door and little change in temperature with chance of showers late Contd on Page 15 in the day WASHINGTON UFO Republican administration has rejected the Democrats propo sal lor a shortterm extension of the Income tax surcharge and said a deeply President Nixon will take his case to the American people on WEATHER INSIDE THE NEWS Along the Juniata7 Ann Landers 10 Classified Ads 19 Comics 17 Crossword 19 Pennsylvania Story 11 Society Club 14 Sports 5 bis return from a world trip Monday In a dramatic 10 pjn EOT announcement Tuesday Vice PresidentSpiro T Agnew said he had talked by telephone with Nixon In Thailand and was told the Democratic proposal was unacceptable Agnew accused the Senate Democratic Policy Committee of applying a pocket veto to Nixons request for a oneyear extension of the surcharge and denying the Senate a chance to vote on it The Monday appearance ap parently meant the 10 per cent surcharge withholding would expire Thursday night at development that Contd on Page 15 President Evaluates Peace Hopes Durin Short Visit To South Vietnam Capital Main Speaker Barring Another Assassination Tropical Gun Control Dead Storm T rwn c1 v Is Growing In This Session g LT COL L A DUFFIELD Servicemen To Be Honored At Shade Gap Lieutenant Colonel Lyle A Duf field of Letterkenny Army Depot Charnbersburg will be the key speaker for the Servicemens Day observance ThursdayofthisTreek at the Shada Gap Picnic Time of the memorial service is Li CoL Duffield is chief of the Readiness Division US Army Major Item Data Agency at Leiterkenny Also to be heard during the Servicemens Day celebration at the picnic will be the East Viaierford Community Band and The Farr Family Band A giant fireworks display is on tap for the close of the days pro gram Contd on Page 13 WASHINGTON UPI Gun control appears a dead issue in gs Congress this year and perhaps nest barring another dramatic assassination Ironically the final blow may have been dealt by the National Violence Commissions proposal under which the government would confiscate about cent of the 24 million privately owned pistols in the United States Theyve proved that the gun nuts were right said one congressional source who worked on gun control for two years When this whole flap started the immediate reaction from the gun lovers was You louse youre trying to get my Victim Criticaf Pickup Truck Runs Over Man A Huntingdon RJ3 3 man was critically Injured last even ing when be was run over by a pickup truck at Sunrise Acres a housing development project along the Cassville Mountain Road in Union Township The accident victim James A Gladfelter 54 suffered a crushed chest and possible internal in juries He underwent emergency surgery last evening at the Blair Memorial Hospital where he is listed in critical condi tion Gladfelter is in the hos pitals intensive care unit State Police said the mishap occurred at pjn atSunrise Acres two miles south of Mill Creek John D Gibson 25 Silver ford Heights Mount Union RD was identified as the operator of the borrowed 1958 Chevrolet pickup truck Gladfelter was sitting atop the side of the bed on the right side of the vehicle As he went to CContd oa Page 13 gun And here it is There was little congressional impetus anyway The Nixon administration asked to testify on various sgun controlbills told a Senate subcommittee this week it was against all proposals aimed at requiring registration of guns and licens ing of their owners Moreoever the administra tion signalled Us belief gun control required little attention To testify for the Justice Department it sent Donald E Santarelli an associate deputy attorney general Santarellis relatively low rank contrasted with gun control testimony by two attorneys general Nicholas DeB Katzenbach and Ramsay Clark during the Johnson administration Last year Congress passed its Contd on Page 13 MIAMI UPI Tropical storm Anna moved deliberately across the remote Central Atlantic today its winds mounting to near Jiurrlcahe force An Air Forctf reconhaissance plane wasscheduled to geta close view of Anhaj first tropical storm of the season late this morning The National Hurricane Cen ter said atMidnight EOT Anna was packing 70 mileanhour winds with gales thrashing outwards about 175 miles At Midnight the storm was situated near latitude 150 north and longitude 480 west about Contd on Page 13 Girl Struck By Car Listed As Satisfactory Sevenyearold Brenda Lee Crownover of 753 Perm Street Huntingdon is listed in satisfac tory condition today at the J C Blair Memorial Hospital where she is being treated for injuries received during the noon hour yesterday when she was struck by a car The girl a daughter of Samuel and Grace Crownover suffered a cerebral concussion Her skull and both feet were Xrayed yes terday at the hospital and exami nation revealed that she received Contd on Pege 13 Nixons Make Under Tightest Security Wraps SAIGON UPI President Nixon Hew today to Saigon and declared we have gone as far as we can op should go in opening the door to peace it is time for the other side to respond v Nixons five and a half visit to the South Vietnamese v capital took him from a In MountUnion glittering palace reception1 in Saigon to a US infantry base outside the city where he told the GIs 1 only hope we can bring the war to an end worthy of your sacrifice Mrs Nixon accompanied the President here from Bangkok and she visited wounded American soldiers at Long Binh 15 miles north of Saigon and an orphanage Maximum security was Auxiliary Police Unit Organized Mayor Charles E Klingler of in Mount Union announced today that effect for the visit the first by an Auxiliary Police Unit has an American President to the been organized in Mount Union to capital aW the regular police force when Will Return To Senate Senator Edward M Kennedy relaxing with his family for the past few days while getting a groundswell of support from his state and throughout the nation has apparently decided to return to the US Senate according to reliable reports Swimming At Two State Parks To Be Curtailed An army spokesman said the necessary security Included the rocket The unit was formed under seven mile radius the Federal Omnibus Crime Con around Saigon within which the trol and Safe Streets Act of Viet Cong in the past have 1968 Federal assistance will be shelled the capital in the months provided for training and equip past ping the new auxiliary force But no incidents were report The first session of the sixty ed either in the capital or in hour training course has been the Nixons separate trips to scheduled for Tuesday August the countryside and they 5 at 7 p jn Classes will be held returned safely to Bangkok at at the Mount Union High School pm Bangkok time Vaul Rouser of Altoona one of GOP Delegation Declines To Vote On Proposals State Heading For Income Tax House Speaker Warns Alfred W Wagner super intendent at Greenwood Furnace Whipple Dam State Parks regretfully announces that some curtailment of the swimming fac ilities at the above parks will become effective Thursday July 31 Swimming areas at both parks be closed to the public on able to his department for the 196970 fiscal year and is million less than recommended by the Governor There is no alternative but to close these beaches and restrict swimming hours until such time Contd on Page 13 am Nixons declaration of no more concessions to the Com munists was an obvious refer ence to the Paris peace talks which formally began last Jan 19 after preliminary skirmish ing at the conference table The the best instructors in the police administration field will serve as the director Thirtyfive persons applied for auxiliary police membership The unit will include the follow ing Gail Galloway Alexandria Jack Fortney Newton Hamil United States and Saigon made ton Earl L Kyle Mapleton De a number of concessions The pot Melvin Cooper Jr Mount Union RD Robert Lee Baer Contd on Page 15 Communists have not budged Contd on Page 2 I GermFree While Mice Used In Crucial Work HARREBURG UPI You are forcing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania into s state income tax The words were those of House Speaker Herbert FIneman and they were directed at the House Republican delegation which declined Tuesday to give a single vote for any of 10 Democratic proposed business taxes All but one of the Democratic leaderships 11 tax bills which facturers exemption for proc they claimed would enrich the esslng and research Democra tax lake by about tic leaders claim it would raise million were defeated in the about million annually in House Tuesday night additional revenue The one measure which The proposed threecent per passed got by with 102 favorapack Increase In the cigarette ble votes the amount needed fax was the only measure for a all came which drew a scattering of Re from the Democratic side of publican votes But it was de the House The bill which was feated sent to the Senate is a proThe business taxes were beat posed three mill increase in the en not only by the unanimous state capital stock tax coupled opposition of the Republican with elimination of the manuHouse delegation but also by the defection of Democratic As semblymen led by Rep Martin P Mullen of Philadelphia Mullen made it clear before a vote was taken that he would vote only for the one tax bill the one which succeecfed and would oppose the remainder be cause of the failure of the Re publican dominated Senate to take any action on House ap proved aid to non public schools He asked that other supporters of the million appropriation for private and parochial schools join him in voting against the tax bills If the Senate should approve It the million in additional revenue realized from the one business tax to clear the House would cover million for a pay increase for state employ es approved in the House Tues day It would also make up any deficit to cover the general appropriation bill which is scheduled for a vote in the Senate today was not the only House Democratic leader to ac cuse those who voted against the business tas package of bringing of a state Income tax much nearer a re ality House Democratic floor lead er K Leroy Irvis of Allegheny County told the House Those of you who refused to vote for the tax package have forced us one step closer to the decision we dont want to make Contd 03 Page 13 five days of the week swimming will be permitted and beaches guarded from pan until BOO pjn The stringent austerity mea sures Imposed by the department in line with the statewide aust erity program limit the work week to 37 HOURS A number of the guards have taken private employment since they cannot within the austerity program work overtime Maurice KGoddard secretary of Forests and Waters has iridt cated in a recent news release that the department has been forced to adopt severe fiscal restrictions relative to all ex penditures as a result of the onemonth stopgap funds as well as the total effect of House Bill 1365 The latter bill now being considered In the Senate appears to contain the maximum amount of funds for general government operation which would be avail Lunar Dust Being Tested For Infectious Organisms SPACE CENTER Houston inject lunar dust into germfree white mice today in a crucial test of whether chunks of the moon brought back by the Apollo 11 astronauts harbor infectious organisms or poisonous chemi cals So far as the pilots two doctors are concerned all evidence Indicates the moon material is safe and that Nell A and released from quarantine on schedule Aug 11 But they agreed Tuesday night that the start of biological testing on the white mice tissue cultures and bacteria supporting substances today was the key to whether microscopic organisms thrive In the rockand soil samples Apollo 11 brought back last week William R Carpentier one of the two physicians living isolation with the moon and the million Lunar Receiving Laboratory continue to appear in excellent health Columbia WiU Arrive The astronauts have been in the quarantine building since early Sunday They were to be joined late today by their command ship Columbia which served as a base station in orbit around the moon while Armstrong and Aldrln explored the Sea of Tranquillity 10 days ihe scorchedmodule sealed since theJuly24 Pacific Ocean splashdown was en route by cargo plane from Honolulu Contd on Page 13 ;

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