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Daily News (Newspaper) - August 14, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State Libraiy Education Bui Iding Flarrisbure Pa l 711 Home For Shorty Long And 1969 County Fair FirstTime Effort Pays Off Raymond Thompson Jr 13 Huntingdon RD 1 carried ott the top honors at the annual Junior Baby Beef Show at the Huntingdon County Fair yesterday His Hereford steer was ad judged the grand champion Raymond was participating in the 4H project forthe first time yes terday Hereford Steer Wins Top Rosette Boy 13 Exhibits Baby Beef Champ Thirteenyearold Raymond Thompson Jr of Hartslog Valley Showed a 995pound Hereford yesterday to win the coveted grand championship oi the Huntingdon County Fairs 1969 Junior Baby Beef Show Suz Irvin 17 Tyrone R D 1 took home the reserve grand champion rosette which she won with her 940pound Angus steer Earlier her animal had been named champion of the black diamonds Miss Irvihs sister Katy Jo 9 also shared in the shows top honors when she exhibited the 1 ii championof tfae shorthorn breed Tne bloodmobile win be to a Mount Union at the First United Nancy Gibboney 15 Hunting Methodist ChurchonWednesday August 20 from noon until 6 Bloodmobile Will Visit Mount Union pm Miss Agness Koehler chair man of the blood program urges all persons able to give blood to make a visit to the church and give a donation of blood t Miss Koehler was proud to announce to the citizens of the community that the chapter is once again on the eligibility list as of July 1 1969 to September 30 1969 This means that the Mount Union Chapter will be able to supply blood to persons when they are admitted to outofregion hospitals The eligibility an nouncement was made by the administration of the blood cen ter in Johnstown The desire of the blood chair man and volunteer workers inthe program is to strive in increas ing a better communitywide blood service in some localities of the county where there are a number of blood suppliers which could provide a part of the com munity need for blood More and more doctors and Contd on Page 3 don R D 2 was selected as the champion showman of the event while Audrey Scott 16 Hesston R D received the champion fitter award One day earlier Miss Scott won the champ ion showman and the champion fitter awards at the fairs Junior Swine Show Patty Stever Huntingdon RD 2 was the champion showman of the first year group while Rodney Thomas Mapleton Depot R D was the champ fitter in the same category The Junior Baby Beef Show Contd on Page 7 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers Classified Ads Comics c Crossword 12 6 13 11 13 Obituaries 2 Society Club 0 10 Sports 4 5 Sunday School Lesson 14 Livestock Show Is Judged Judges selected winners yes terday in the 1969 Huntingdon County Fairs Livestock Show With nearly 700 head of live stock In the barns the agricul tural exposition lived up to its boast of having the largest show in Central Pennsylvania Nearly every barn is filled with the new Hower building being overflowing with dairy an imals i One hundred fiftythree sheep were Judged by Ralph Orndorff voag teacher of Everett The top winners In thesheep H and Thomtus J Runkle Spring Mills RD Shropshire Mr and Mrs Har old Harpster of Boalsburg made a clean sweep with their ani mals in this breed The Runkles also were the top heavy winners in the Southdown breed while the Harpsters scored heavy in the Hampshire breed Vernon V Koonsman Spring Mills R D grabbed off the awards in the Dorset along with John T Delaney Centre Hall R D 1 Emil Mellott and George Mellott were the major winners with their sheep in the Oxford and Corriedale breeds Harry Wareham Bedford Hampshire breeder was the swine show judge Michael Bankert of Red Lions R D 3 York County exhib ited the grand champion Hamp shire boar while Wayne Bankert also Red Lion R D 3 is the owner of the grand champion sow Emil Mellott of Needmore is the owner of the grand champ Ion sow and boar in the Spot Contd on Page 7JP The 1969 Huntingdon County Fair headed Into the home stretch today with three busy days up ahead Pleasant weather set the stage for a large crowd today mainly because of the bargain night program at the grandstand tonight Shorty Long Dolly Dimples and the Sente Fe Rangers will appear In tonights grandstand attraction Persons attending the harness racing starting at 6 pm will be invited to remain in the stands for the stage show as guests of the fair directors The stage snow also features Crazy Elmer an outstanding comedian The Sante Fe Rangers are Decca Records artists and Shorty Long and the other stars of the program have radio screen and TV appearances to their credit Long was featured in the longrunning Broadway play The Most Happy Fellow For the first time In Huntingdon County Fair history sire stake racing will take place at the fairgrounds on Saturday afternoon beginning at 3 oclock Purses for single day of racing may hit A huge number of horses are expected Joie Chitwood brings his greatest auto thrill show to Hunt ingdon Fair tomorrow night at Chitwood has long been a favoriteat the fair and he has promised entertainment chairman Eldon Hawn that this years show Ms 26th annual presentation is the greatest ever Twentyseven stunts are included on the show which utilizes all new Chevroletequipment Joie Chitwood Jr Is expected to manage the show and parti clpate in some of the spinchilling events Hes always been a favorite at Huntingdon The public sale of baby beef steers and pigs will take place on Friday afternoon starting at This Is a highlight of Fair Week and annually attracts a large audience of buyers and spec tators Contd on Page 7 Two County Agent Someone suggested the caption A thorn between two roses Actually we have here left to right Audrey Scott 16 Hesston RD County Agent Harold Lockhoff and Nancy Gibboney 15 Huntingdon RD 2 Audrey was the champion fitter of the Junior Baby Beef Show while Nancy was the champion showman THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION THURSDAY AUGUST 14 1969 NO 167 In CatholicProlestant Clash Irish Rebellion Spreads Unrest Northern Ireland Catholics drove Catholic Bogside 7 battle whose shock waves werefelt in threeVgbvernments and theUnited Nations The spark of the Londonderry rebellion spread to at least eight Northern Ireland cities unleashing attacks on police flrebomblngs and shootings Northern Ireland recalled its parliament to consider the riot situation in its first extraordin ary session in 30 years In London Prime Minister Harold Wilson reviewed possi ble British action with mem bers of his cabinet The cabinet met after Britain rejected proposed UN intervention in Northern Ireland Calls For Action call for UN action came from Premier Jack Lynch of the overwhelmingly Catholic Irish Republic Lynch also hinted he might push for an end to the partition of his nation and predominantly Protestant Northern Ireland The six Northern Ireland counties have been part of the United Kingdom since 1920 and the issue of separation from the Irish Republic is an explosive one Northern Irelands premier James ChichesterClarke den ounced Lynch for a clumsy intolerable intrusion into our internal affairs and said UN intervention would be ludi Contd on Page 5 At Mount Union The Sky Is No Longer The Limit Nixon Toasts Moon Explorers SAN CLEMENTE Calif UPI President Nixon intensely proudof theAppllo11 astronauts for proving thesky is no longer the limit flew back to the western White House today planning mostly to relax after a big night On Green Beret Camp Big Guns Break Up Red Attack SAIGON UPI American troops firing big guns cranked down to ground level broke up an attack by Communist infantrymen charging a Green Berets camp in intense fighting along the strategic Cambodia border military spokesmen said today US 155mm guns killed 50 of the Communist attackers who poured out of the forests against a US camp at Loc Ninh 70 miles north of Saigon Field commanders said there were no casualties among US and South Vietnamese delen Contd on Page 5 ROY T MUCKLE 49Day World Tour Planned For Astronauts Moonmen Given Tremendous Reception Across Country M J New Vice Principal Is Elected Roy T Muckle of North Char leroi has been elected by the Mount Union Area School Board to the position of vice principal of the Mount Union Area Junior Senior High School Muckle received his BS degree from California State Teachers College California Pa and an MA degree from the University of West Virginia Morgantown W Va He secured his administrative certification from the University of Pitts burgh The new vice principal taught Contd on Page 3 The President presided at a gala state dinner in Los Angeles Wednesday night for the nations space heroes and disclosed they would shortly go on a world tour Nixon beamed as he proposed the toast to Neil Armstrong Edwin E Aldrin Jr and Michael Collins seated with him and Mrs Nixon at the head table We Thank You I say simply to the three astronauts we thank you for your courage we thank you for raising our sights of men and women throughout the world Nixon said The sky is no longer the limit and we thank you for the fine young men you are fine examples for young people all over the world The Chief Executive planned to take it easy as the end cf a busy week drew near His sole appointment was a am meeting with the National Security Council Tonight the President and Mrs Nixon host a party for the traveling White House press corps introducing them to the White House by the Pacific in Southern California Nixon continued to keep secret his choice of the Contd on Page 5 Huntingdon Chairman Appointed Mrs Philip Short Sr 305 Seventh Street Huntingdon will serve as district chairman of the 1969 fundraising campaign of the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of The Arthritis Foundation Dr Keith Spalding president of Franklin Marshall College Lancaster general campaign chairman for 1969 announced to day The drive will open on September 2 Well known for her civic and community activities Mrs Short who is a member of the Abbey Reformed Church and a longtime resident of the area received her education in the Huntingdon area schools and Al toona Business College She has served as president of the Amer ican Legion Auxiliary as well as district president Mrs Short has had many years of expert ence as a volunteer for many voluntary health and welfare ag encies having served on Can Contd on Page T LOS ANGELES UPI Neil Armstrong choked back tears as he groped for words to tell America how the Apollo 11 astronauts feel about their country and the honor it has given them The first man to set foot on the moon held a glittering array of the nations high and mighty spellbound as he spoke of seeing a scribbled sign among the masses in New York at the outset of a day of tocoast acclaim Through you we touched the moon It read Armstrong looked around the room at his fellow astronauts Edwin E Aldrin Jr and Michael Collins at President Nixon at the great figures In the audience and through television at the people of the United States Through you we touched the moon he said It was our privilege today to cross the country to touch America Touch America Touch America the moon men did as they somehow survived the biggest tickertape parade in Manhattan sent million in Chicago Into shouting jubilation and then flew to the Pacific for a state dinner Wednesday night that was hailed as the most exuberant bash since Andrew Jacksons clan tore up the White House Nixon revealed they will start shortly on a tour around the world It is expected to begin in midSeptember and tentative plans call for 49 days abroad Today the astronauts head home for Houston for a few days with their wives and families before another super spectacular in the Astrodome Saturday night Members of the sophisticated foreign diplomatic corps were scurrying around tor astronaut autographs like schoolgirls at the Century Plaza banquet where Hollywood stars rubbed shoulders with Supreme Court Justices and 44 governors rose in unison to be introduced Nixon Toasts Astronauts Nixon beaming with pride raised the toast to Armstrong Aldrin and Collins I say simply to the three astronauts we thank you for your courage we thank you for raising our sights and the sights of men and women throughout the world The sky is no longer the limit and we thank you for the fine young men you are fine THE WEATHER Sunny aiidwarrh today High in the 80s Increasing cloudi nessand warm tonight Low In the 60s Partly cloudy warm and humid withsciatteredthun dershowers Friday High in the 80s Saturdays outlook variable cloudiness and cool er examples for young people all over the world Armstrong a man to whom words do not come glibly seemed to falter as he responded but his sincerity rang through We hope and think that this is the beginning of a new era the beginning of an era when man understands the universe around him and the beginning of the era when man under stands himself Said Aldrin There are footprints on the moon Those footprints belong to each and every one of us to all mankind and they are there because of the blood sweat and tears of millions ct people The footprints are the symbol of true human spirit Said Collins I A Proud American Mr President here stands a proud American proud to be a member of the Apollo team Contd on Page Racing Continues Today At County Fair Harness racing continues today atthe HuntingdonCounty Fair with sire stake racing being scheduled on Saturday af ternoon for the first time in the expositionshistory Photo above shows The Agony winning second race oh Wednes day evenings card Beauty of Huntingdon track is captured In Daily News photo f ;