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Coshocton Tribune, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1969, Coshocton, Ohio
Come Home Safe Neif armstrongs Wapakoneta Ohio up astronaut Neil Armstrong s parents watched the flight of Apollo 11 today with the rest of the world anxious that the Moon voyage proceed to a successful Climax. But like any other Mother and father wished their son was Here on Earth with his family. Here on Earth to or. And mrs. Stephen Armstrong is a modern ranch House in this tiny Western Ohio Community of residents. As their son rocketed toward the Moon the armstrongs kept track of the historic Mission by a television set in their living room. Mrs. Armstrong said she hoped Neil s space duties would be lightened after Apollo 11 so he could visit Home More often. That s what i m looking Forward she said at a news conference wednesday. Or. Armstrong agreed and said Neil had not near enough time to get Home. The last time he was Here was april 12, for his Grandad s or. Arm Strong said. He had to go Back to Texas after Only one the armstrongs both wore gemini 8 pins Given them by Neil after his Mission in 1966. Or. Armstrong said his son asked him to Wear it As a Good Luck Charm. Ill Wear this All the Durh time he s he said. Neil s Mother was asked if she gave her son anything to carry along on the Apollo 11 Mission. They have too Many things they must she said and i did t Burden him with the armstrongs said Neil had not discussed any possible future spaceflight with them. He has told us he wants to teach at the University level sometime in the or. Armstrong said. He probably would teach mathematics or mrs. Armstrong said Neil was somebody who does one thing at a time and did t talk too much about future plans. I would want him to do what he really wants to she said. The elder Armstrong who holds the position of Deputy director in the 0 h i o department of mental Hygiene and correction was asked if Neil might consider politics at some future Date. He said. I Don t think Neil s interested in politics because i be been on the fringe of politics All my life working for Hie state and i m sure he can find something better than former astronaut John Glenn a native ohioan and the first american to orbit the Earth is considered a top contender for the democratic senatorial race in Ohio friends Pray for Neil members As Well As residents of St. Paul United Church of Curtet in Wapakoneta will meet every half hour to offer prayers for the Crew of Apollo 11 and until splash Down. Astronaut Neil Armstrong if All goes Well will become the first Man Ever to set foot on the Moon and attended tills Church As a youth. Up telephoto the Coshocton Tribune vol. 60 no. 322 Coshocton Ohio 43812, thursday evening july 17, 1969 ten cents Apollo 11 Heads for Moon rendezvous Russia s Moon scraper nears target space Center Houston 11 astronauts Neil a. Armstrong Edwin e. Buzz Aldrin or. And Michael Collins half Way on their epic journey to the Moon raced smoothly today toward the footsteps that will shake the universe next monday. Russia s mysterious unmanned Luna 15 went into lunar orbit and started Maneu vers that soviet scientific sources said were aimed at beating the americans Back to Earth with a scoop full of lunar soil. Armstrong Aldrin and Collins awoke shortly after 8 . Edt and ran through systems checks with ground control. They were plagued once again with noisy radio communications that More than once halted their conversations with ground controllers. After the spectacular launch from Cape Kennedy wednesday on the Moon Landing trip the . Astronauts had a quiet Day today coasting through space at speeds As High As Miles per hour. They had a Brief rocket firing on their schedule to make sure their course was Correct and a television transmission at . Edt from Miles above Earth. The Luna 15 Means Jimile reached the Moon and dropped into orbit around it today. Russian scientific sources said the spacecraft will Circle the Moon for about 24 hours and then try to land scoop up some Moon soil and bring it Back. My Levy is placed on ballot a five year three tenths of a Mill Levy As this county s share of the maintenance and operations costs of the Muski Ngum comprehensive mental health Center will appear on the ballot Here this fall. The Levy was filed tuesday with the Board of elections by county commissioners at the request of the Coshocton county mental health association. The Levy i approved by voters on nov. 4, would bring in about that figure is this county s portion that would enable tiie Center located at Zanesville to keep functioning. The Muski Ngum comprehensive mental health Center serves Coshocton and five other counties. Muski Ngum county voters passed a Levy in May that will take care of be share. Other counties served include Perry Noble Morgan and Guernsey. Perry county voters will face a five tenths Mill Levy in november Guernsey county voters a four tenths Levy. David Thompkins administrative coordinator of the Center says Morgan county has notified him it will be Able to pay its fair share without placing a Levy on the november ballot Thompkins was in Coshocton on monday to Brief members of the Coshocton county mental health association on the proposed Levy and Campaign for its passage. That special meeting was held in the conference room of Coshocton county memorial Hospital mrs. Gloria Knudson executive Secretary of the local association will serve As co chairman Here along with Thompkins. Thompkins is a Cosho tonian. Route 60 again open to traffic state route 60 North from u. S. 36 to route 62 in Holmes county was opened to traffic wednesday afternoon after being closed since the 4th of july weekend it was announced today by the local state Highway department Headquarters. Routes 206 and 715 in the state Highway system remain closed behind Mohawk dam because of the High water stage of the flood water impoundment. The water behind the dam is continuing to drop slowly and a Reading of 68.52 foot was made late wednesday afternoon. This past monday Mohawk dam registered 69.30 foot for the highest water level during the current flooding situation. This compares with the record High of 74.74 foot in the january flood of 1959. Coshocton county uses the Center second Only to Muski Ngum county. Consequently it derives benefits second Only to the latter. Thompkins told the membership of the association Here last november at its annual meeting that Coshocton county has Ahvay done its share and was greatly responsible for the Success of the Center during the previous year. But he added that we Connol rest on past Thompkins said at that nov. 13, 1988 meeting that a Levy would probably have to be put on the ballot in the Spring meaning this past the Levy was held Olf due to the seven Mill operating Levy placed on the ballot by the Coshocton City Schr ols system. A spokesman for the county com missioners said today that a one Mill renewal Levy has been filed with the Board of elections at the request of the child welfare Board. The renewal Levy is also for five years. World acclaim Apollo 11 the world reacted with Delight wonder Praise and prayers today to the . Apollo 11 departure for the Moon. A few said they regretted the monumental Cost of the lunar voyage in a world still plagued by hunger and disease. From Buenos Aires to Bangkok and Moscow to Montreal people sat by radios and television to follow Apollo. Communist China s 700 million people were not told about it. It makes Columbus voyage look like South Vietnam challenges Cong to act Paris up South Vietnam with full backing from the United states challenged North Vietnam and the Viet Cong today to resolve the War through jointly controlled and internationally supervised elections. Chief North vietnamese negotiator Xuan Thuy called the proposals unreasonable even before his Saigon counterpart Pham Dang Lam could make the offer in the 26th weekly session of the Vietnam peace conference. The american negotiator Henry Cabot Lodge said the Saigon offer was a remarkable proposal and certainly deserves very careful despite the negative reaction of both Hanoi and the Viet Cong toward the election offer Lodge said they Haven t rejected it in one he did not elaborate. Small said Madrid cab Driver Jose Maria Martinez. Shouted a Spanish television commentator As the Saturn rocket lifted the astronauts first to land a Man on the Moon. And in Apollo ii is off let us wish its courageous Crew a Happy voyage and full the soviet communist party newspaper pravda said. The news Agency Tass gave Apollo 11 four times the word age it carried for the launch of the soviets Luna 15 ship last sunday. You Are entitled to All the necessary said a Moscow office manager but you still cannot take away from us that Yuri Gagarin the first Man in space was our Jovan Jovanovic 84, of Belgrade Yugoslavia said it is a marvelous thing. It is said Maria de Lourdes Sousa a Lisbon Secretary. I said one decade of the Rosary for their successful Mark Wakefield 25, a London Engineer said i think it s just As much an exciting feat As the discovery of the continents by medieval local weather report partly Cloudy continued humid with Little temperature change tonight. Scattered thundershowers possible Friday and not quite so warm. Wednesday High 92 Low 62. Year ago High 85 Low 66. That s the Earth in an unscheduled telecast from space Apollo 11 broadcast Tho View of the Earth Back to Earth bound viewers wednesday night As it sped toward the Moon at a distance of mites from Earth. The North pole is toward the left of the Globe. The terminator the line Between Daylight and dark is at the top. Up Tele Pfeto if it does not stay Long on the Moon the russian Craft could get Back to Earth As much As two Days before Armstrong Aldrin and Collins splash Down in the Pacific july 24. The soviet news Agency Tass in the first official announcement on the orbiting of the Luna spacecraft called it the Moon s new artificial satellite but did not elaborate. Ground communicator Bruce Mccandless at the Houston space Center told the Astro nauts about Luna 15 s Progress today in his morning news he also reported to the astronauts on the worldwide reaction to their own flight. At 9 ., Armstrong Aldrin and Collins were Miles from Earth. Their launch atop a 36-Story Saturn rocket was so accurate that they skipped a scheduled course adjustment wednesday night giving them an extra two hours of rest. Their tasks completed they began their rest about 9 . Edt after a bedtime snack. Collins was asleep 30 minutes or an hour before Armstrong and men who Are scheduled to land the Eagle lunar module on the Southwest Edge of the sea of Tranquillity sunday. They Are the ones who will take Man s first Steps on the Moon starting at . Edt monday morning if the epic flight of Apollo 11 continues As smoothly As it started. Before retiring Armstrong Aldrin and Collins beamed an unscheduled minutes of television Back to Earth. The pictures taken nearly Miles deep in space showed a Blue Green and White swirled Earth receding in the blackness of space behind the spacecraft. Armstrong said he could see the West coast of North America All of the United states Mexico and the Northern top of South America from his 13 by 13 Inch window. But Aldrin joked with ground controllers do you suppose you could turn the Earth a Little bit so we could get something besides Apollo 11 timetable space Center Houston 11 timetable for Friday july 18 . Awakens. Correction to be taken Only if necessary. A. Armstrong and Edwin e. Aldrin enter Moon Lander for first time Check its condition and rejoin Michael Collins in command ship. Television show. Begins nine hour sleep period. It was Armstrong s idea to provide the unscheduled television broadcast. The first scheduled one is set for . Edt thursday Miles from Earth. The big to show will be during the scheduled 2 hours and 41 minutes Armstrong and Aldrin spend on the noon monday although it will be restricted to Black and White pictures Only. Neil Holiday observances scheduled City and county officials have not come to a definite decision on whether they will be open on monday or follow president Nixon s suggestion for a National Day of participation the scheduled Day of the Moon walk. The mayor said that they would follow the decision of the commissioners on whether they will close the courthouse or not. The postal department said that they had no official word yet that they Only knew what they had heard from other sources. President Nixon s suggestion for a National Day of participation monday the scheduled Day of the Moon walk won response from the governors of the nation s two most populous states and from several cities. Governors Nelson Rockefeller of new York and Ronald Reagan of California proclaimed monday a Holiday for state workers. Gov. Dan Evans did likewise in the state of Washington As did the governors of Florida South Carolina Maryland and Georgia. New York City mayor John v. Lindsay announced most City offices would be closed monday. In Chicago col. Jack Reilly mayor Richard j. Daley s director of special events said the president s request most Likely will be Georgia gov. Lester Maddox said he will give state employees the Day off. I would Hope that the president the governors and All the people of this nation will Kneel at the Cross on the morning when the men land on the Maddox said. Detroit mayor Jerome Cavanagh declared monday a City Holiday As did Columbus Ohio mayor m. E. Sensenbrenner and Philadelphia City managing director Fred t. Corleto. Search continues for River victims dragging operations were resumed this morning for the bodies of a 21-year-old Zanesville Man and his three year old step son who apparently drowned in the Muski Ngum River about . Wednesday 1.5 Miles above Ellis dam. Max Barr and his step son Gregg Stahl had been boating on the River still about eight feet above Normal in a Small aluminium Craft which apparently capsized. Other passengers in the Craft were William Ball 16 Joby Stahl 10 Jackie Stahl 5 and Craig Stahl Gregg s twin brother. Muski Ngum sheriff s deputies members of the Dresden emergency squad and scuba divers including Don Shearer of Coshocton conducted the search until about Midnight wednesday. Deputies reported that mrs. Susan Barr 28, was on Shore when she saw her husband and children floating by in the Swift current. She reportedly leaped into the water and pulled out two of her children. It was not known which two children she rescued. The third child and the Ball boy apparently made their own Way to Shore. Barr was reportedly holding two of the children and his wife was Able to pull one child from him but was unable to Rescue Barr or the boy. Mrs. Barr and the children were taken to Bethesda Hospital where they were treated and released. Kosp Aprl
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