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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - August 13, 1980, Altoona, Pennsylvania Altoona Mirror wednesday August 13, 1980 Page s National weather service forecast to 7am est 8-14 so 2977 70v up weather Foto cast him ram a Snow e23 snowing plow More humid thursday by United prone International an area of High pressure entered Over the Ohio Valley moved East today giving Pennsylvania a warm sunny and less humid Day with High temperatures mid 70e to upper 80s. A warm frontal system will move Southwest to Northeast across the state thursday allowing humidity and unstable weather to return skies will become increasingly Cloudy in the West tonight and partly Cloudy in the East with a Chance of a few showers or thundershowers developing toward Dawn in the Northwest. Low temperatures will Range in the 60s to Low 70s. It will be variably Cloudy and humid again thursday Arith showers and Thunder showers. High temperatures mid 70s Northwest to near 90 Southeast it was cooler and less humid Early today. Temperatures ranged from the mid 90s Northwest to Low 70s Southeast. The High temperature in the area on tuesday was 86 degrees and the Low was 67 according to the pen exec weather station on West Plank Road. The overnight Low was 69 degrees. A Trace of precipitation was reported in the area at Lake Altoona during the period. The pollen count on tuesday was Zero. The extended forecast for Friday through sunday Calls for fair skies each Day with lows in the mid 50s to mid 60s and highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s. Qty a fest Hilo Pep Detroit by 77 62 .12 new Yolk by 88 77 a a Albuquerque r to 63 Mmel paso by 77 64 2jq of tasty pc 98 73 .01 Anchorage by 56 51 in Hartford by 85 66 .07 Omaha pc 85 62 my Asheville to n 66 a of. Honolulu a 89 74 my Orlando to 91 74 .03 Atlanta pc a 73 19 Houston pc 96 82 a Philadelphia by 86 74 .19 brio More by 88 73 my Indianapolis by 83 61 my Phoenix pc 105 90 my Billings Mont f 80 58 a a a a Jackson miss. Pc 99 74 my Pittsburgh an 81 68 .22 Birmingham pc 96 73 .75 Jacksonville pc 94 74 a Portland me by 67 60 .01 Boston by 88 65 a to Kansas Ottys 88 69 my Portland Ore. Pc 75 59 my Buffalo by 78 62 a Las vegas pc 112 87 my Richmond 94 78 45 Chari san s c to 93 76 Little Rock pc too 74 my Silous pc 92 70 a Charlene by 93 74 los Angeles f 90 73 my Salt Lake qty f 99 72 of. A Magoo 78 64 my Louisville pc 87 72 .79 san Diego f 78 73 my Cleveland by to 64 .14 Miami to 86 79 m. San Francisco f 56 52columbus pc 80 in m Milwaukee to 70 60 my Syracuse by 80 70 my Date pc 98 79 my Minneapolis by is 54 a. Tampa is 88 76 .01 Denver pc 95 99 my Nashville pc 90 71 my Washington by 93 79 a. Des Moines pc is 60 a new Orleans pc 95 77 a Widilia by ii 72 my Lakemont Park hit hard by loan rate hikes by Dave Rice staff writer despite a financial report showing revenues increasing by 50 percent Over last year members of the Lakemont Park citizens advisory Council Learned tuesday evening that finances Are delivering two sunday punches to the Park. A letter from mid state Bank and Trust co. Informed Board members that interest rates on $170,000 Worth of Loans Are being increased. Two separate Loans were floated by the Park one for $130,000 at 4.5 percent and one for $40,000 at 4 percent according to Council president . Orr. He told Board members they Are demand notes whose interest rates can be increased at any time. And increased they were to �?o65 percent of prime a or. Orr told the dozen or so members of the group gathered in a picnic Pavilion at the Park. A based on an la percent prime that Means they would average about 7.15 percent a he said As he termed the loan rates a still very very inventories soar not so inexpensive will be the solution to a problem with the dam at the Park Council member and county commissioner John Gardner informed Council members. The state department of environmental resources has condemned the present Structure and called for extensive repairs to it or. Gardner told the members. While the Lake has been Low ered to comply with a Der order the permanent solution is yet to come he said. When it does it could Cost almost one half million dollars. Or. Gardener said the plans presented to commissioners by county engineers Lou Gwin and Ken Young last week Call for a $451,300 expenditure to construct a 106 foot Long Horseshoe shaped dam to replace the present elderly spillway. The plan submitted to commissioners Calls for a 54 foot High Structure that would leave water in the Lake at a depth of about nine feet the other alternative he said is to breach the dam and eliminate the Lake completely. Cost for that operation was set at Between $30,000 and $40,000 by the engineers. A a it a not going to have to happen next year a or. Gardner told the group. A but its something we re going to have to be thinking presently no known Federal or state funds Are available to help finance the project. The breeching of the dam which would just leave Brush run flowing where the Lake is now would a destroy the beautification work that a been done on the Council executive Secretary Frank Noye said this morning. He termed the Der proposal s Cost Quot ridiculous and said he Felt the feeling of the Council is that the Lake should stay a but to spend that kind of Money is Council solicitor Bertram Leopold also said this morning that he Quot did t know whether there is an Appeal from the dam inspection ruling. He noted he a was sure that a a question in a going to be Washington up business inventories Rose $1.4 billion in june largely because of a pileup of unsold automobiles and other durable goods the Commerce department says. This followed an increase of $900 million in May and brought the level of inventories to a seasonally adjusted $447.8 billion. Overall business sales in june were Little changed from May. Although they declined i percent for the durable goods category which includes automobiles. A Sharp increase in inventories contributed to the severe depth of the 1974-75 recession because it triggered further cuts in production to work the inventories Down. Commerce department analyst ago ambre said tuesday the inventory buildup this year still does not match that period. The inventory to sales ratio which had been rising throughout this year levelled off in june at 1.53, unchanged from May. The figure Means business had goods on its shelves equal to about a month and a half of sales. The figure was Over 1.6 in the last recession. Inventories May come Down in july because Auto and other sales increased that month. In a separate report the departments of Commerce and housing and Urban development said privately owned housing units were completed in june at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,481,000. Huge Gold Nugget found Perth Australia up a a couple who will celebrate their Golden wedding anniversary in october found a 320-ounce Gold Nugget today using a Metal Detector in the new Gold Rush in Western Australia. A the Nugget was so heavy i had to Stop for a rest several times on my Way Back to the car a said 72-year-old Jack Bray. Recent Gold ands have started a Rush for the precious Metal that has sent thousands of hopeful prospectors to Mineral Rich Western Australia and the Southeastern state of Victoria where big finds have also been made. Bray said he found the Nugget Worth $196,800 at current prices near Kalgoorlie about 300 Miles East of Perth. He said he probed about 5 inches below the surface with a Metal Detector and came out with the Nugget. Kalgoorlie has been re discovered in the new Gold Rush. Mines have been reopened because of soaring Gold prices and people with Metal detectors have been searching the 100-Square Miles of abandoned Gold diggings around town. Bray and his wife Eva 69. Who celebrate 50 years of marriage oct. 9, have nicknamed their Nugget Quot Little aussie because it looked like a map of Australia. Last month a retired businessman and his wife found a 400-ounce Nugget near Kalgoorlie. It was the largest Nugget found in the recent Rush. 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