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Daily News (Newspaper) - August 4, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State LibraVy Education Bull cling 1 Ifarrisbiivg Pa 1712G THE DAILY NEWS VOL48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION PA MONDAY AUGUST 4 1969 NO 158 Nixon Links Apollo Moon Landing Peace President Back After Frozen Cap May Be Dry Ice Long Trip Mars Is Found To Be NitrogenFree WASHINGTON UPI ident Nixon his path the world lighted by Americas historic moon landing says the success of Apollo 11 will bridge geographic and political differ ences to help bring peace to the world There was little doubt from the morning he left the deck of the USS Hornet and the three intrepid Apollo 11 astronauts until the moment he arrived back home Sunday night that the drama of mans first visit to the moon would pave the Contd on Page 10 August Off To Rainy Start In Huntingdon August is off to a rainy start in Huntingdon In just three days a total of 25S inches of precipitation nag been recorded for the new month ofAugust There was no rain on August 1 but Saturday Sunday and today made up for that The U S Weather Bureau ob server reported 034 of an Inch of rainfall for the 2 4 hour period ending at am today The rainfall for July amount ed to 471 inches in Huntingdon while the June total was 314 Inches For May the reading 232 inches Yesierdaya tnaxlmuin t temp PASADENA Calif UPI If there is life on Mars it is chemically different from any of the vegetable or animal life known to man according to a preliminary analysis of data recorded by Mariner 6 Although Mariner 6 water ice in the atmosphere D v n when it flew past the Red OHCC Kept Busy Planet last week it found no evidence of nitrogen ah ele ment present in every living molecule on earth Mariner 7 the 850pound space twin of Mariner 6 was due to swoop by the south polar cap of Mars at 10 pm PDT tonight at a distance of about 2000 miles Scientists hope instruments aboard the windmillshaped spacecraft will determine whe ther the cap is made of frozen water or as more generally believed frozen carbdn dioxide ice Canals Seem Settled 11 the riddle of whether there is life on Mars remained Contd on Page 12 4 Injured In Headon Smashup INSIDE THE NEWS erature Iwas 80 and the low last night Iwas 66 The reading at 1am today also was 66 Ann Landers Classified Ads Comics Crossword j 1 Society i Club Sports Through 3 11 9 11 J5 8 4 3 Four persons are hospitalized today three at Altoona and one at Tyrone as the result of a beadon collision on Route 350 in Morris Township about 4 miles north of Waterstreet Sun day morning Both vehicles were demolished with loss being set at 53000 Scene of the accident is about 300 feet south of the spot where a Warriors Mark Township woman was killed three hours earlisr when her car ran off the highway and sheared off a telephone pole State Police noted that there was nonconnect ion between the two mishaps Countywide State Police in vestigated three weekend ac ctdentSj not including the fatal the same Pope Paul Delighted With Trip CASTEL GANDOLFO Italy Paul VI is known as a taciturn diplomat who shows little inclination for banter or animation in public That image slipped a bit Sunday The 71yearold whiterobed pontiff flapped his arms waved his hands over his head smiled broadly and did a little skip while telling thousands of persons about his trip to Africa Italians said it was cent of the days when Pauls late predecessor Pope John XXIII spun gesturepunctuated homilies The Pope obviously was delighted in recalling his three day trip to Uganda the first trip to Africa by a reigning pontiff Confd on Page 2 California Link Probe Of Slayings Is Pushed YPSILANTI Mich Michigan authorities investiga ting a series of brutal slayings of coeds in this university area have flown to California to Into the demolished car thatthe fatally injured Contd on Page 10 Accident Triggers Second Mishap Seconds Later oman Killed Early Sunday s Car Hits Penelec Pole A Warriors Mark Township woman mother of 11 children ras killed early Sunday morning on fogshrouded Route 350 berth of Waterstreet when the car she was driving sheared off utility pole The Morris Township fatality riggered another crash at the location secoads later when pickup truck smashed into the Jemolished car when the driver served left to avoid hitting the britically injured woman who was brawling across the roadway on per hands and knees The dead woman Mrs Zelda Varner 38 Tyrone R D I was dead on arrival at Tyrone Hospital William Crawford her death was due to a frac tured neck She was pronounced dead at the hospital by Dr John Grebe at 615 am Charies Hamor 29 Peters burg the driver of the pickup escaped injury in the second mis hap but his 1966 International was damaged about S600 when it flipped over on the twolane high way Traffic was blocked on Route Blair County deputy coroner said 350 for more than an hour and electric service In the area was disrupted as a result of tne fatality It was the seventh tra ffic death on Hunting don County highways this year Mrs Varner7 a native of Me Connelisburg Is the wife of Cob ert Varner who operates a farm located near the 7arehood Quarries at Stover south of Ty rone The dead woman was em ployed at the Big Yank sewing factory at Tyrone She was operating a 1967 Chev rolet Bel Air owned by Russell Contd on Page 10 may Have been in asimilar series of deaths theieCI Other detectives from the crime center coordinating the Michigan killings were seeking possible links between John Norman Collins charged with the latest of the deaths and the murder of Joan Schell near Ann Arbor Mich last year Police in Salinas Calif had contacted the center saying they were suspicious that someone in Michiganmay have been involved in the deaths of three young women on the West Coast said Kurtis Stadtfeld director of public relations at Eastern Michigan University anda police spokesman Collins a senior at EMU was charged Friday with first degree murder in the strangling death of Karen Sue Beineman 18 a 96pound freshman who had been at EMU only one month when she vanished Her nude body beaten so badly on the face and head she was unrecognizable was found July 26 in a wooded gully outside nearby Ann Arbor the Contd on Page 10 Americas Buzz Aldrin Walks On The Moon Astronaut Aldrin poses beside the unfurled American flag while his companion Neil Armstrong records the moment for posterity with the 70mmlunar surface camera One leg of the lunar module is visible at the edge of the photograph while the footprints of the U S Astronauts first men on the moon are clearly visible in the foreground This official NASA photo was obtained on prelanding order by The Daily News from the SeidelFarrisClark Incorporated 3 Escapees From SCI Are Hunted No trace has been found of three Huntingdon State Correct ional Institution inmates who es caped Sunday afternoon while working on the dairy detail While no stolen cars have been reported it wasnoted that pos sibly the threeescapees may be travelling In a 1969 Ford sedan light blue i n color The three escapees were iden tified by SCI Superintendent Harry E Russell as Wayne Jo seph Lewis 26 Allentown Le high County John Joseph Ozelek 25 Nescopeck Luzerne County John Delano Siebert 23 Shingle house Potter County SCI officers and State Police are searching the area for a trace of the three escapees using motor patrols and stationary Contd on Page12 Second Box Of Moon Samples Opened Attack Made To Study Rocks SAIGON an fantrymen with helicopter sup5 SPACE CENTER Houston UPI Scientists hoped to gettheir port attacked North Vietnamese first look today inside the second box of moon rocks brought back near the Cambodian border in another operation designed to block any Cbmrnuri nist buildup on theapproach to to earth by Apollo 11 About 39 pounds of the moon was in the aluminum box that resembles a small suitcase Geologists expected to find no health through surprises men quarantined with Saigon military remained in excellent said today the weekend according to a routine an Troops of the 9th Infantry i Divisions 3rd Brigade attacked j1 The first box of the precious riouncement The 21day qua the Communist force Sunday as part of a sweep through moon material was opened July rantine was scheduled to end 26 and preliminary studies Monday Duj rock t1 apparently loose caused Jesse Lerby Stewart49 a west ofSaigon They killedJJ9 DV cook in the moon lab Sunday North withoutany moon conducted the first worship with a surprising abundance of servlce hed in the A me r lean fat alit ies Two Americans quarters Stewart a deacon In ed in the sixhour battle It the nearby New Hope Baptist one of a longseries of offensive he 23rd Psalm to clear Testament and approaches to Saigon of preached a brief sermon Congand North Contd on Page 10 Contd on Page 2 Scene Of Fatal Crash Near Waterstreet This was the scene on foggy Route 350 north of Waterstreet early Sunday morning where Mrs Zelda Varner 38 Tyrone R D 4 was fatally Injured when her Chevrolet sedan left hit and snapped off a telephone pole Charles Hamor 29 Petersburg operator of the pickup truck swerved to the left to avoid hitting Mrs Varners body on the roadway smashed Into the Chevrolet on the highway and then flipped over on Its left side on the west side of the road Grand Tour Of Planets Pondered WASHINGTON UPI group ofscientists has urged the government to take advan tage of a planetary situation that will not exist again for another 180 years by launching an unmanned spacecraft on a grand tour of Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune and Pluto The tour could be accom plished with existing brocket engines but should be clone in the late 1970s because those planets will then j be in favorable positions that will not be repeated again untilthe year 2155 thescientists From Jupllef the scientists said Contd on 2 Neil A Armstrong Michael Collins and Edwin E Aldrin the men who returned to earth the first pieces of the moon faced another day of technical reports today REPORT ON SYSTEMS Their agenda called for detailed reports on the indivi dual systems of the ship that landed Armstrong and Aldrin on the moon two weeks ago and of the command module that brought UPI resolution the fHouse to General Assembly having re vestigate all facets of the physivi State Commitiees During all three back home The debriefing was the first cessed work session after a leisurely quarantine suite The three moon voyagers and the 16 one iln Septembers and ical management and IM irs and their long of all state uieir Plannedfor vacations the first the jurisdiction of Quarantine snitP The fall week in August should be a ment of welfareV Iii his statement McGraw tol he will suggest the committee But even though the House make itsfirst investigations in1 and Senate chambers are not to the attempt by filled with lawmakers some mond P Shafer to close legislative work will continue Warrendale Youth Development Rep Andrew J Center and into conditions A Allegheny chairman of a spePennhurst State School and Hos cial House committee appointed pital V K to investigate welfare instttu Warrendale and Pennhurst THE WEATHER Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain today The high In the lower 70s Cloudy tonight low tonight In the 60s The high Tuesday in the 70s The outlook for Wednesday is cloudy with a chance of rain le high In the lower 70s tions In the Commonwealth an presented contrasting cir cumv oudy with a chance of rain nounced over the weekend he McGraw said I night and Tuesday The has called an organizational perhaps irohii that w fonJirhf fn tho 1 x thecoiinmiitee tor Warrendale was i weU run Tuesday stltutioh that received The committee was establish from all skies tor its handling f ed following the passage of a V onr ;