Tyrone Daily Herald, April 6, 1984

Tyrone Daily Herald

April 06, 1984

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Tyrone Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 6, 1984, Tyrone, Pennsylvania Camp Pa 1701i TT yrone Daily Herald USPS 645800 Number 198 of Our 117th Year April Per Copy Sinking Valley Nixed High Speed Rail Takes Valley Side Track By William Snyder A recent map and reports on the proposed high speed rail system taking a route through Sinking Valley stirred the proverbial hornets not only among the valleys farmers and landowners but also stinging the High Speed Intercity Rail Passenger Commisison when Samuel Hayes House Republican Minority opposed the Hayes told the Daily Herald he was unalterably opposed to the suggested Hayes said he had seen maps published in other papers suggesting three all bypassing Tyrone and chugging up Sinking Hayes said he stood behind the people in the valley and would oppose that particular route because of the damage it would do to the agricultural the largest in the Hayes wrote to Robert executive director of the state High Speed Intercity Rail Passenger Commission expressing his concern over the published high speed rail concept and the corridor sketches published by the consultant retained by And you Hayes told I am opposed to any plan that would establish a high speed rail corridor through the Sinking Valley portion of Blair It may be difficult for the High Speed Intercity Rail Passenger Commission to un Hayes went on to why the citizens of Sinking Valley are so disturbed at the present I understand their concern completely it is because your consultant published a sketch drawing in their January report that indicated Sinking Valley could serve as a corridor for the high speed Such a corridor would be illadvised from every Hayes Response Casey responded to Hayes com ments by stating that a study map published by the consultant was the item that aroused the lets examine that Casey told It shows four routes 1 the present Main Line through Tyrone 2 a cutoff which the consultant calls the improved conventional service route 3 a high Shuttle Rockets Off To Intercept Satellite CAPE UPI The shuttle Challenger rocketed away from Earth with a crew of five today to capture and fix a stricken orbiting solar observatory fortuitously designed for space The winged rocket ship took off on time at EST in pursuit of the 309milehigh Solar Max satellite that was partially blinded by control system failure less than a year after its Valentines Day launching four years It was the llth shuttle mission and the boldest American manned spaceflight since men last landed on the moon in With threetime shuttle veteran Robert Crippen in the Challenger shed its twin booster rockets 2 minutes after blastoff and used its three hydrogen engines to proceed on its unprecedented rescue Sitting in the copilots seat was Dick a space Also making their first flight into orbit were mission specialists Terry James van Hoften and George Challenger on course and on reported mission control spokesman John McLeaish in Houston as the ship gained momentum over the i Before shuttle test director Bob Webster told Crippen the launch team is real proud to turn Challenger over to you I un derstand if you sit in that seat a few more times were going to have to take it out and bronze it and put it in your living Best wishes and good Thank you much Crippen replied from Challenger 3miles Contd on Page 2 YMCA Kicks Off 1984 Membership Drive The Membership Drive Kickoff for the Tyrone YMCA held last night in the All Purpose room of The Logan School emphasized the need to meet the organizations 1984 goal of Peter Duffy noted the Tyrone Area YMCA is a vital community resource when it comes to shaping peoples We provide a wide range of programs and services which allow everyone to develop in mind and body The objective of the Tyrone Area YMCA is to organize people in physical and social activities designed to make for a more abundant life and to provide an opportunity to understand and practice their own values in Duffy Substantial memberships available during the Membership Drive in clude Partner In Presidents Participating Membership include and Century this includes a family membership plus a Sustaining Duffy announced that the cam paign chairman for the Membership Drive of 1984 is The Paul Division Managers are Bradley James Terry Elder and and Robert The division managers head a total of 160 division workers who will be going throughout the community for the YMCA during the Duffy During the the division managers whose division has collected the most memberships during the week will be given a new automobile contributed by Spangler and Nelson auto dealerships to drive over the the division manager whose division has collected the least money will be compelled to carry a stuffed animal with him or her everywhere he goes during the following This years stuffed animal is a Duffy At the conclusion of the the division worker who has collected the most memberships will be awarded an allexpense paid trip to a Pitt sburgh Pirates baseball game in Three Rivers Duffy speed TGV route 4 a magnetic levitation The original plan made public called for three none in cluding all going through Sinking This route would not satisfy the goals of high speed rail as the consultant it would only provide travel of about 90 High speed rail has a preferred speed of 125 mph or more we really need a cruising speed of about 180 As one can the Sinking Valley route is not is not in the running as a viable route for a high speed rail Casey Casey went on to tell Hayes that It the corridor proposal and sketches was only included as a theoretical basis of Casey said there are at least five major steps involved in the process of designating a final alignment or He said they include a final alignment study and a report by the consultant after the detailed analysis of possible route Casey said the report on this study probably wont be made until late in The four other steps include environmental impact report which will carefully study land use 3 an oversight consultant will review the general consultants work and report 4 hearings will be conducted along the final alignment route to obtain public comment 5 there will be a study and final recom mendation by those who serve on the High Speed Intercity Rail Passenger Casey ended his letter to Hayes by saying that he appreciated the con cern he expressed and that of which he shares with the residents of Sinking I assure you that we are not planning to route trains through Sinkine Casey Contd on Page 2 Ambulance Assoc Drive Nears A Successful End The annual Hookies Ambulance Association Drive is coming to a successful with on the We want to thank the citizens of Tyrone for their Rick cochairman with Dan of the Ambulance Association membership Last year we had 200 people who normally subscribe not This year we got 140 of them back that were already 140 over last years membership Weston The drive began in January and runs through Weston said the money collected in the accumlated membership fees is used to buy maintain restock medical maintain two ambulances and train Emergency Medical He noted that the 3000 members Contd on Page 2 Candidates Shift Unity Replaces Division Abruptly abandoning their Walter Gary Hart and Jesse Jackson are attacking President Reagan as unity replaces division in a mercurial Democratic presidential race that now spotlights Wisconsin and Having buried their bickering during a debate in Pittsburgh Thursday all three aspirants stump in Wisconsins larger cities today the eve of the states party Jackson was to address a joint session of Wisconsins state legislature in while Hart tours a farm equipment show in Green Bay and Mondale appeals to Milwaukee voters for Several hundred national con vention delegates are at stake in the contests Saturday and with Wisconsin picking 78 in caucuses and Pennsylvania another 172 delegates a Attitude Booster FEELS LIKE guess its time to get Thats what this bear could be thinking as he feels the warmth of April about Strollers through the area woods should be careful for now is the time of year the local bear population is beginning to wake up and get out of the few remaining drifts of One thing for if this bear had been a she bear with both the above photo and the photographer wouldve been nothing but a bbbluuuuuuuurrrrrrrrr rrrrr Reagan Blaming Congress For Lebanon Policy Failure US Indian Hero Of Korean War In Hall Of Fame BLACK RIVER UP1 Army Mitchell Red Cloud never got to wear the congressional Medal of Honor he was awarded for saving the lives of his companys He died winning The Army honored Red Cloud for his exploits in Now the Indian Hall of Fame at will honor him by making him the first Winnobago to have his bronze bust placed in the The sculpted by Eau Claire artist Kenneth who knew Red Cloud in the was unveiled Wednesday night in Black River Red Clouds Nellie Red who received the medal from Omar was at Wednesdays ceremony and she hopes to be at the 13 induction in Oklahoma if the needed can be Her a World War II died in and another was killed in 1948 during Army manuevers in Washington Red born in Jackson was killed on a hillside in at the age of When his 19th Infantry Regiment was caught by surprise Red Cloud returned fire with his rifle and although wounded several he wrapped his arm around a tree limb and held himself continuing to Contd on Page 2 WASHINGTON UP1 President Reagan today charged that second guessing by Congress severely un dermined goals in Lebanon and declared that Democrats and Republicans must stand united in patriotism on foreign In a speech to the Georgetown Center for Strategic and In ternational Reagan also said that many in Congress play the role of critic and take no responsibility for developing solutions to key The White House released a few excerpts from a major address Reagan will deliver today before the Georgetown Center for Strategic and International His billed in advance as an appeal for bipartisanship in foreign was expected to intensify the turf battle and further ruffle the feathers of but aides said the presidents address Would break no new ground and disclose no new diplomatic Reagan will tell the gathering of foreign policy experts The most farreaching con sequence of the past decades congressional activism is this Bipartisan consensusbuilding has become a central responsibility of congressional leadership as well as executive If we are to have a sustainable foreign the Congress must support the practical details of not just the general The world is not as we wish it would Reality is often We will not make it less so if we do not first see it for what it he We know that strength alone is not but without it there can be no effective diplomacy and no secure and weakness or hopeful passivity are only Contd on Page 2 New Questions Raised About Meeses Ethics There are three kinds of Those who make things those who watch things and those who have no idea what Jones few days 1 believe each of us fundamentally share our partys Hart said in offering a verbal olive branch quickly accepted by Mondale and Jackson during the GOminute debate arranged by the League of Women In a Democratic contest consumed by its own confrontations days the barbs and insults are being aimed at the Republican occupant of the White A president can start inhaling the royal treatment he receives very Mondale said in leading the broadsides on With very little president can very quickly think the state of the nation can be judged by the condition of the Rose The former vice referring to allegations surrounding presidential adviser Edwin Meese and others in the complained that everyday another rotten apple falls out of the tree In claiming the president has created an intolerable misery index for the accused Reagans foreign policies of establishing a danger index that pushes the entire world to the brink of Contd on Page 2 Silence Isnt Always Golden byDANMECKES February 25 The Tyrone Daily Herald published an interview written by with Democratic candidate for Congress from the Ninth Congressional Nancy When meeting Kulp at her February 24 opening press 1 observed to her that she was up against a very wily opponent who played very hard Kulp rejoined in salty terms and then proceeded to join the rest of the press for a formal Press An aide to Kuip had left a pile of news releases and a biographical sketch of the candidates on a nearby table and I picked up some for use in the arti cle I was planning on running the next The press conference was routine and I taped recording Kulps responses to questions dominated by the local television The a combination of quotes from the conversation and was published in the 25 issue of the Tyrone Daily Herald and I sent a clip to Kulp as a matter of Weeks I was amazed to find Kulp denying to other area news media that she had said what she not wanting to hurt her can I decided to let the matter and be silent but it rankled It always upsets me when a personality or official wails I didnt say it I was misquoted the press did it The more a dedicated newsperson hears such statements for which smack of a desire for the more it for free press is essential to a free It cant be shut down by every public person who comes along believing that he or she can set the parameters of what is and what is not a news After rankling over all this for awhile I realized that my silence on the issue was amounting to censorship and was tantamount to pandering to continued I is being interpreted as an ad mission of tampering with the and much ado about nothing has become much ado about And much as I do not want to harm the candidacy of Kulp I can not continue to harm my own principles as Shakespeare This above to thine own self be true and it will follow as the night the thou canst not then be false to any After mailing Kulp the clipping of her interview with I received a letter of protest from In that letter she If I indicated in private conversation that Id been told he was an I must certainly limit my talk with the press to press conferences and oral interviews so indicated I thought I was speaking Kulp further stated in the I said virtually none of the things at tributed to I I make my own mistakes and take respon sibility of but if you must quote please do so What Kulp must also do as a political candidate and certainly as an ex actress she should already know it is to be always aware that she is always on in the presence of the When a reporter talks with politicians should know that what they no matter how will be reported whether it is said within the con text of a formal press conference or in a brief conversation Kulp must also always be aware that handouts especially when label ed NEWS RELEASE placed on tables for the containing quotes and are a viable basis for in that those handouts are presumed by reporters to have been approved and at least read beforehand by the WASHINGTON UPI New questions are being raised about whether Attorney Generalnominee Edwin Meese properly reported his receipt of free travel on dozens of private speechmaking trips over the past three Federal ethics regulations require highranking government officials to list on their annual financial disclosure statements acceptance from private sources of any free food or lodging worth more than Meeses financial statements show he listed only a handful out of almost 50 free trips he took since Inauguration Day to places including California and at the invitation and expense of private and political A White House official said Thursday it is not clear whether all the expensepaid speechmaking trips need reporting on Meeses financial Lawyer Leonard Garment As a matter of it should be pointed out that this issue involved technical and debatable questions on the federal disclosure who is assisting Meese during a special prosecutors in vestigation of the top Reagan said Meese does not even handle expenses or paperwork reporting his travel All arrangements handled by his including lawyers on his and by staff of the Office of the White House Counsel Fred Garment No one is claiming there is any ethical misconduct or questionable motive on Meeses While it is unclear whether all the trips had to be congressional sources said it appears a good number of them should have been such as Meeses midwinter trip to Honolulu in 1981 to help dedicate a law Meeses nomination to attorney general already is in trouble because of his failure to report a in terestfree loan on his financial 11 it is determined Meese again ran afoul of the financial reporting Contd on Page 2 Nixon Asked Wallace To Help Fight Impeachment NEW YORK UPI Richard in an interview to be televised next recalls his career from the Checkers speech to his belittles Dwight Eisenhower and says he knew his presidency was over when George Wallace refused his plea for help to avoid And he reports that when he descended from the White House family quarters to the Oval Office to sign his letter of resignation on the night of he heard demonstrators outside chanting Jail to the Jail to the Didnt bother he Id been heckled by In a candid series of interviews that took place over 38 hours recently and of which Ij hours will be televised by CBS in two on 60 Minutes Sunday night and American Parade Tuesday Nixon an swered questions from his longtime Frank CBS is reported to have paid for the 90 minutes it culled from the Nixon was paid an Undisclosed fee for the interviews and will share in the profits from the worldwide sale of the During the 1952 presidential Nixon came under a cloud for having accepted private con tributions from Los Angeles In the Nixon says he accused Eisenhower of indecision on whether to ask him to withdraw as his vice presidential Eisenhower suggested Nixon go on television to explain himself in what came to be known as the Checkers speech because Nixon spoke of the little dog Checkers a supporter had given to his two Nixon told his interviewer he asked Ike if he would decide after the broadcast and Eisenhower had replied perhaps after a few days of Contd on Page 2 Weather Breezy and colder tonight with some flurries in the Low near Variable cloudiness and breezy at times High in low to mid Extended Forecast for Sunday through Tuesday Partly cloudy A chance of rain Monday and Temperatures continuing to run cooler than Lows mainly in the 30s and highs in the 40s to low ;