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   Tyrone Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 23, 1984, Tyrone, Pennsylvania                                Slate Hill Camp Pa 170U Daily Herald USPS 645800 Number 212 of Our 117th Year April Per Copy Reagan Urges Gets Military Briefing Tornadoes Rake 15 Dead POSITIVE ATTITUDE AWARDS Winners of the top awards in the Positive Attitude Awards Program designed by Marketing and Distributive Education students at Tyrone Area High School pose for the Daily Herald photographer with representatives of some of the firms that financed the Left to first Kristina Jason Greg Bock second Matt representing the Morris Levine Family Shoe Store Tonia Scott Carmen representing Logan Beverage and DelBaggio Trucking third Harley representing Improvement Savings and Loan Jane representing First Blair County National Peter of Marketing and Distributive Tyrone Area Students Win Positive Attitude Awards Breakthrough In AIDS Found In French Lab ATLANTA UPI French scientists may have discovered the virus that causes a significant breakthrough that could eventually lead to development of a vaccine against the deadly say officials at the Centers for Disease James head of the federal health said Sunday such a vaccine against acquired immune deficiency syndrome might take years to but he said more immediate effects of the discovery could be a diagnostic test for He said a test might also be developed to prevent AID Scontaminated blood from being used in Mason called the French discovery a significant It is an exciting Scientists at the Pasteur Institute in Paris found the virus last year and called it for lym phadenopathyassociated The viral family to which it belongs has been the leading candidate as the Contd on Page 2 Weather Breezy today with occasional showers and a possible thunderstorm this High will be in the upper 40s to low Winds will be from the south to southeast at 10 to 20 miles per Cool tonight and Tuesday with a few Low tonight will be around High Tuesday will will be 45 to Extended forecast for Wednesday through Friday Chance of showers each Lows will be in the 30s to low Highs will be in the low 40s to low Awards were presented last week to the winners in a Positive Attitude Awards Program designed and implemented by the Marketing and Distributive Education students at Tyrone Area High School and their Peter The high school contest entries were 250 word essays written on sub jects related to Positive Tonia Keller and Scott Arnold were presented with engraved plaques and United States Savings Bonds as first place winners on the secondary In the elementary students submitted entries which were a combination of art and short essays on Positive Thinking Winners of engraved plaques and United States Savings Bonds on the elemen tary level were Jason Hoover and Greg of Adams and Kristina of Logan The program was financed by the Tyrone Area School DelBaggio Logan Gardners Bland First Blair County National Central Counties Im provement Savings and Finks Morris Levine Family Shoe Store and Country Other winners at Tyrone Area High School were Vanessa Crystal Nicole Tom Mike Hamer and Amy Hen received a framed certificate and in Receiving framed certificates and in cash at Lincoln School were Jeannetta McClain and Heather Lincoln School winners of Best in Room day amusement passes to BlandPark and Gardners Candies gift certificates were Jeannetta David Gretchen Jay Wendy Daniele Elizabeth Dennis Jennifer Kristin Heather Todd Tim Melissa Shilling and Kevin At Warriors Mark Elizabeth Hollenbach received a Contd on Page 2 ColdNot By Choice WASHINGTON UPI Poor Pennsylvanians spent an estimated a month on energy costs this past leaving some elderly on fixed incomes with only a week to pay all other a recent report The report by the National Con sumer Law entitled Cold Not By said aged Penn sylvanians living on Supplemental Security Income spent percent of their maximum government benefits on energy Jobless the report were forced to spend per cent of their average unemployment compensation on energy leaving them with an average of a week to pay other living The report was released last week to dramatize the crushing impact of high energy costs on lowincome AListening Ear A Tyrone Drug and Alcohol Hotline is available to anyone who needs someone to talk a listen ing ear to help with any problem involving drugs or The number to call is 6841920 or 684 Also available is a support group which meets every Wednes day at in the hospital conference and to evaluate how effective the federal LowIncome Home Energy Assistance program is in helping the poor meet those The report noted that while the average American household spends about 5 percent of its income on home energy lowincome households spend as much 20 percent or more of their incomes on home For may lowincome the report it is not uncommon for energy bills in the winter to ex ceed their entire monthly At the same most analysts believe that lowincome households have already cut their consumption back as far as and in some cases consumption has been cut back to the point of endangering life or the report This year again saw several news reports of persons dying because utilities had been shut off for lack of it The elderly are especially vulnerable to cold because or lifethreatening loss of body can afflict the aged at sustained temperatures of 65 degrees or The report said the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program was only marginally helpful Contd on Page 2 Study Finds Lower Federal Aid To Schools WATER UPI National Guardsmen and police today patrolled the silent streets of Water darkened and isolated from the outside world by tornadoes that raked four states and left 15 This is nothing but a but Id say the damage is going to run pretty high up around said Police Chief The brunt of the storms Saturday and Sunday rolled across Alabama and Georgia and left tiny Water Valley in Seven people were killed in the northern Mississippi 100 were injured and about 850 homes half of those in the city were either damaged or Eight other people died when t wisters hit the communities of Minter Phillip and By Sunday night tree trunks and litter had been shoved aside on most streets so some traffic could Our main priority now is to restore electric power and telephone lines and clear more Watson I dont think things will ever get back to said Mayor Hamric Well try our best to clean up but it will take a long The only operational street lights were in some residential leaving downtown Some residents hooked up car batteries for Jim Davis manned a ham radio at the National Guard Water Valleys only communications link to the outside since The town was under a 9 to 5 Watson said most of those left homeless stayed with relatives or Everyone is accounted he The tornado plowed a 5mile swath through Water turning a a 711 store and a Western Auto store into Maebelle Fly was having dinner next door when the tornado My husband Weve got to and we all ran to our house Contd on Page 2 HONOLULU UPI President portraying his election year trip to China as a mission of urged mankind in an Easter address to renounce war its anguish and agony and live in love with one Reagan made his Easter address upon his arrival in Honolulu Sunday for a twoday layover before con tinuingon to The order of the day was mainly rest and relaxation with time set for a substantive briefing late today on the military situation in the Pacific by William commander in chief of the The president also had on hand Secretary of State George Shultz and other top aides to brief him on China He will fly to Guam on Tuesday for another rest stop before journeying to China on Thursday for a sixday where he will have extensive talks with Chinese leaders to further stabilize Standing on a redcarpeted plat form with his hair blowing in the breeze and laden with colorful leis around his Reagan expressed his hope for world peace and a renunciation of On this in the year of our Lord I ask lor the prayers of all Americans and the people of the world for peace among peace Contd on Page 2 Earthquake Rocks Philadelphia Area Coolant Leak Delays Diablo NPlant Debut WASHINGTON UPI The federal share of the cost of public education is expected to drop to percent this school the smallest since a report by Americas biggest teachers union showed The National Education Association study also found that the average salary of a classroom teacher in the 198384 school year is estimated to rise from to The salary hike is above the projected inflation rate for that but the NEA noted that teachers purchasing power will still be 6 percent below what it was a decade The based on figures ob tained from state departments of also found showed that the average pupil expenditure is ex pected to rise the smallest increase in a to Release of the Estimates of School comes three days before the first an niversary of a report by the National Commission on Excellence in Education that triggered a mounting campaign to improve Since the release of that which found schools in dire need of 47 states have raised high school graduation requirements and more than half have increased taxes to boost school In six states have ap proved legislation for performanced based teacher pay plans for teachers and 27 others are in various stages of studying the concept opposed by teacher The which complains merit pay plans are ripe for abuse and would benefit just a favors acrosstheboard pay raises for all teachers now among the nations lowest paid NEA President Mary Futrell has called for an average starting Contd on Page 2 PHILADELPHIA UPI A mild earthquake centered in southcentral Pennsylvania shook homes and rattled plates throughout the and was felt in states from New York to Virginia on a Geological Survey spokesman The which registered on the Richter shook the ground for less than 30 seconds in a region including parts of Penn New New Virgina and the authorities Officials at the Geological Survey Earthquake Information in reported the earthquake hit at and was centered 15 miles south of in southcentral Contd on Page 2 Quakes May Predict More Tremors Due PHILADELPHIA UPI A geologist says a minor earthquake that hit Pennsylvania and other states from Connecticut to Virginia may herald increased earthquake activity in the The earthquake registered on the Richter Scale at Sunday and was centered in southcentral about 15 miles south of the Geological Surveys Earthquake Information in The earthquake shook the ground Contd on Page 2 PSU Student Burglars Had Shopping List UNIVERSITY UPI An alleged student burglary ring operating at Pennsylvania State University has resulted in criminal charges against two students and more arrests are a school official We expect numerous additional not only for participating in the actual burglaries but for receiving stolen said Tom assistant director of university Mass arrests will be strung out over a period of I would A yearlong investigation by police resulted in the arrests of senior David of and senior Stephen of Police said they believe a core of about 10 students participated in the ring but Schmidt was involved in almost every Harmon said the stolen items were mostly things students need or want for their residence or academic work and some students ordered what they and the members of the ring went out and got More stolen items are showing up each he Right were trying to get all of the property back and assess the level of this Schmidt allegedly stole a set of 200 keys from a maintainence truck in August which opened doors to nearly every building on Harmon He was arrested April 5 and charged with possession of stolen exams and burglary at the Electrical Engineering Schmidt and Brown were charged earlier this month with the theft of a microwave oven from a lab and worth of soda and food from another on Page 2 AVILA UPI A leak in the cooling system at the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant delayed lor several days the start of the facilitys first chain reaction and lowpower already 11 years late because of protests and con struction The plant was being cranked up to start the nuclear chain reaction and begin the lowpower tests by Tuesday when a leak was detected in one of four pumps that circulate cooling water through the Pacific Gas Electric shut down the pumps Sunday and said if the plant had been operational the water would have been About 200 antinuclear demon strators chanted and sang outside the plant for two hours Authorities arrested 10 people for trespassing on property or obstructing bringing the total arrests to 33 since A spokesman for which owns the plant built jusi 3 miles from an earthquake fault off the central California said it will take two days to cool the water down and repair the setting back the tests to at least Contd on Page 2 Tyrone Jaycees 25th Anniversary April 28 The Tyrone Jaycees 25th An niversary Banquet will be held at the Bald Eagle April 28 at 6 Past presidents will be honored and the evening will feature en tertainment by singers Mollie and Gladys The Jaycees are presently in a membership drive and have an nounced that new members and old members alike will be guests at the event celebrating the 25th an niversary of the Tyrone News From Around Here BELLEFONTE The Rockview State Correctional Institution is being prison officials The chair has not been used since 1962 but is ready and waiting in a basement storage The execution area has undergone extensive Increased indications are that the dearth penalty will be resumed in the state in the near HUNTINGDON The threeday Raystown Country Sports Show will get underway this Friday and is expected to be the best The show is spon sored by the Alexandria Fire Company and The schedule calls for a record number of exhibitors and an alltime high for the amount of space There are 193 exhibitors ALTOONA The Altoona Campus Film Society will sponsor a free screening of Joseph Loseys The Servant at 8 on May 4 in Room 117 of the Science All society screenings are free and open to the JUNIATA Memorial Park Pool has about a worth of leaks but where are is the questions being Claims that the pool is los ing to gallons of water daily has been The other ques tion being asked is where the money for repairs will come ALTOONA The Family Planning Center of Altoona Hospital is having an open house on April from 1 to 4 The center is located in Executive House One in the Cricket Field The public is invited to meet the staff and learn about the services of the ALTOONAA severe reduction in local and state along with an expanded has left the Altoona Symphony in the The symphony must generate for the season in order to A multi coordinated telethon to benefit the symphony will take place on April 28 from 12 noon to 6 on Warner Amex cable Channel Over 32 groups have responded to the Save Our Contributions can be mailed Altoona Symphony Box Local Farm Families Give To Huntingdon Fair Cause According to the Huntingdon Daily donations have poured into help pay for a new administration facility at the Huntingdon County and much of the money is being donated by farm families in the Warriors Spruce Creek and Tyrone One Warriors Mark farming in dividual said the area is a big part of the county and the farms and their families make up a good portion of the fair competitions and He said it is doubtful the donations will stop anytime because of the great interest in the Funds to help underwrite the cost of building a new administration building at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds are continuing to be County Agent Harold chairman of the fund said today that nearly has been contributed to date to the Lockhoff had announced earlier that 39 businesses and individuals had given more than to help erect the structure which is expected to cost about Twenty two more contributions have been bringing the total to Persons desiring to help with the project may send donations to George Box As announced the present a former Huntingdon and Broad Top Railroad will be moved intact to another location at the fairgrounds and preserved as an historic Plans have been discussed to make the old office into a mini museum to help preserve the history of the 124 year old Hun tingdon County Lockhoffs new list of contributors to the administration building project follows John 3 and John Warriors 1 Behrer John and Michael Behrer Spruce Creek Star Route Harpster and Contd on Page 2 Attitude Booster Conceit is Gods gift to little So Think act and become a positive Susan Scordo Adams   

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