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Daily News (Newspaper) - July 26, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State Library Education Building g Pa 17126 CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 VOL NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION SATURDAY JULY 26 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 151 Moon Explorers Head For Hawaii And Gala Welcome v ABOARD USS HORNET UPI The men who opened the moon to mankind rested and In good health after eight days in space and two days at sea steamed toward a royal Hawaiian welcome home to U S soil today Director Artillery Pounds Red Positions SAKON UPI artillerymen blasted the north ern half of the Demilitarized Zone DMZ for the first time in more than 11 weeks to wipe out a North Vietnamese ma chine gun position military spokesmen said US troops reported 54 Communist troops killed In five engagements in the Saigon area The UJ5 Command said Army guns pounded North Vietnamese positions 200 yards north of the Ben Hall River separating the two Vietnams Friday after the North Vietna mese fired on a UJS observa tion plane The UJS artillery rounds also The last time Neil A Armstrong Michael Collins and Edwin E Buzz Aldrln walked the soil of their own country was July 16 Just before their blastoff toward the moon from Cape Kennedy The last soil Armstrong and Aldrin trod was that of the moon The closest they were to come to American soil today was about three feet the distance to the ground from the bed of an aircraft loader waiting to carry the astronauts la their mobile quarantine van from Pearl Harbor to Hickam Air Force Base for the long flight to Houston An elaborate halfhour wel coming ceremony expected to draw 50000 persons who would hear the astronauts and see their silvery isolation van but not see the men themselves was planned at Pearl Harbor after the van was removed from this prime recovery ship Aboard the Hornet Friday the Opinion On Resignation L C nations three newest heroes made their second postflight public appearance Framed set off a fireball and secondary in a window outside their van explosion indicating they had they took part in a thanksgiving hit a fuel or ammunition dump It was the first time since May 8 and only the 12th time since former Presidnt Lyndon service for their safe flight splashdown and recovery Aldrin paused during the service to remind the crew of B Johnson halted bombing of the eight American astronauts North Vietnam last Nov 1 that US guns had blasted the northern part of the sixmile wkte DMZ In the ground war nearer Saigon US spokesmen said American troops intercepted a Contd onPage 5 including the first Apollo crew and perhaps the two Russian cosmonauts who have died in accidents since the space program began Say Silent Prayers We are the ones that made Contd on Page 2 WILLIAM BRANDAU College Center Head Appointed R William Brandau admis sions counselor at Juniata Col lege will become directorof Jun iatas new College Center onSep tember 1 Announcement of the appoint ment came today from Lr John NQ stauffer president of the lege who noted Braudaus diverse talents and liis good rapport with students as chief factors in his tseing considered for the position left vacant by the recent resignation of the Robert W Holmes coordinator of stu dent activities Known by his classmates and associates at the college as Will Brandau 22 starred in basketball andmanaged the col lege coffee house before receiv ing his BJ3 degree in sociology at Juniaia in 1968 Shortly after ward he joined the colleges ad missions staff as a counselor of new students The son of Mr and Mrs Roy W Brandau of New Holland in Contd on Page 2 Says Peace For Appeal In Asia Depends Telecast On Asian People Huntingdons volunteer fire men have set the date for their eighth annual fund drive Robert E Peters general chairman announced today that the appeal will be held MANILA UPI President Nixon began his tour of Asia today during the week of Sept 814 with the warning that peace in this turbulent part of the world Committee members have been cannot come from the United States but only from Asians planning for the campaign themselves for more than a month and are determined to reach the goal m yf 1 thisyear MOOI During the week of the drive all efforts will be centered on the appeal However during Fire prevention Week the se cond week in October the fire men plan a real show includ ing a large parade demonstra tions exhibition of equipment and displays All proceeds from the drive will be used for the purchase of new equipment The total take will be divided evenly among the three units of the depart ment Huntingdon No 1 Hunting don No 2 and the Hook and Lad der Company Appeal envelopes will be dis Viewed By SPACE CENTER Houston with all the tender care technology can muster the moon rocks and soil Apollo 11 brought home go on display today for a select audience of scientists The first glass portholes in special vacuum eager In a formal statement on arrival at International Airport thePresident expanded upon a briefing for newsmen on Guam Thursday night when he said the United States would avoid future Vietnams and encourage the Asian allies torely on their own forces for defense The Philippine welcome was warm Threatened leftist de monstrations failed to materia lize on a mass scale but 250 students peacefully picketed the presidential palace with pla cards denouncing Nixon and saying Why not send your hombers to the moonT A man identified by police as a Communist Huk and member ly awaited by scientists who of HYANNIS PORT Mass Edward M Kenne dy said he must decide whether the innuendo the whispers and my admission of in a fatal auto accident will bring his immediate political career to an end In a statement on a nationwide television hookup Friday night the 37yearold Democrat admitted his leaving the scene of the accident that took the life of Miss Mary Jo Kopechne 28 was indefensi ble But he grimly emphasized There is no truth no truth whatever to the widely circulat ed suspicions of immoral conduct that have been leveled at my behavior and hers regarding that evening There has never been a private relationship between us of any kind He added Nor was I driving No one knows who tho new under the influence of liquor Miss Shade Gap Picnic will be But he went on These but there is no doubt about who events the innuendo the the crown on her whispers which have surround DEBORAH FOOR Page For I tributed by firemen andausiliary were chosen to thcm to from Northern Luzon was shot head night at rs my members on Monday Sept 8 try to determine the origin of and killed 10 hours before they will be collected the fol lowing Monday Sept 15 Martin H Heine is serving as special gifts chairman and the presidents of thefthree fire com panies RichardfcMyers No 1 Robert Megahanl No 2 and Ken adder the moon arid perhaps the Nixon arrived Alberto Batac universe wasslain in a gunfight with Its very frustrating said near the Intercontinental Jeff Warner a geologist who where Nixon was to works at the Moon Isolation confer with officials later Building at the Space Center today box came at noon The newspaper Saturday Mir Memorial Grove guilt this morning raise the Deborah Foor Miss Shade Gap question in my mind of whether A sophomore at Mount Union ol my state has been so Area High School she is a dau impaired that I should resign ghter of Mr and Mrs George R Fbor Mount Union RJ3 Farm Machinery Show To Be Best Ever Fair Will Have Another Large Livestock Exhibit Another great livestock show the largest in Central Pennsyl j vanfa will be a highlight of the 1969 Huntingdon County Fair opening on Monday Aug 11 One of the last big agricul I tural expositions in the state the 109th annual fair boasts a full program of activities starting with the traditional vesper ser vices on Sunday evening While many of the fairs have I become large carnivals and entertainment extravaganzas the Huntingdon fair remains an agri I cultural show designed to exhibit progress in farming and related businesses All available space on the grounds and exhibition halls has I been rented for the week Farm I equipment dealers have been beg iging for space for the biggest display in the fairs history Estimates are that as many as 200 thoroughbred horses will be at the exposition for four days of racing Tuesday Wednesday Thursday and Saturday Purses will be the richest in history Superintendents from all dep artments Grange livestock flowers vegetables fruits gr ainshay art poultry foods needlework FFA and 4H report that exhibit space has been ex hausted i Tuesday will be Ladies Day at the fair with all members of the fairer sex being admitted free to the grounds until pm Friday will be Childrens Day with boys and girls 14 and younger being admitted gratis Mondays opening grandstand program will feature the Caval cade of Thrills with the Rotroff AllGirl Auto Thrill Show The Rotroff show featured on CBSTV Sports Spectacular also will be presented in a 1 34 hour show on Tuesday night fol lowing the opening harness racing program which starts at 6 pm on Pare 2 Ibeac drive George the treasurer is se cretary and Alex Steel is assistant to chairman Peters and Contd on Page 7 f Loss In Burglary Near Three Springs ContM on Page 2 Mine lirstj DOX came at noon uewopapeiomuraay nair i tomorrow would not confirm this The long awaited moon Weather Hot And Humid boxes with bore The weather was overcast than 50 pounds of moon rock hot and humid as the silvery and in Houston presidential jetliner Air Force Friday from the USS Hornet in Contd on Page 5 two different airplanes six hours apart Arrives In C14i The first box arrived aboard Contd on Page 7 At Peace Parley Pour THE WEATHER Partly cloudy and warm to day Chance of an afternoon or evening thundershower High low to mid 80s Fair and mild tonight Low in 60s Sunday variable cloud iness and warm with thund ershowers likely by evening Three guns and five tires were among the loot taken duringa ml glary at the Boyd AndersonStore 11 O Tt ll V 1 Ct and Service Station along Legis lative Route 31009 about three miles south of Three Springs Loss was more than The crime was committed be tween pjn Thursday and ajn Friday when it discovered Entrance was via the door in Sen Kennedys Wife Expecting Fourth Child a highlight of the s hade Gap M n n picnicr TV Mrs Georgia Cowan chair man announced today that the JJV judges for the event willcome from Duncansville Claysburg and Harrisburg Mrs Jane DAlter lingworth will vbe in charge of the tea to be held for ttaTjudges BEDFQRD upl john and the contestants on Monday T July 27 from 5 to 7 pan at me Kfnna 20 of Nashua N H r remained in serious condition Shade Gap Pure Hall Helping Memorlal H ital Mrs niingworth at the getao quainted event will be Mrs Vera tfe he was shot by a state trooper aft Vera Appleby Mrs Joan Brooks and Mrs PARIS Sou vanna Phouma of Laos said t u i v 60000 troops into his but the duty to help repel them Addressing out of the door leading from the lube room into the store The loot included a 12 gauge Contd on Page 7 Miss Karen niingworth a nonineanhour chase on Cowans committee consiste of the Pennsylvanla Turnplke Mrs Esther Shaw Mrs Vera BOSTON UPI The Boston Appleby and Miss Ruth Arnold state police said Kenna was Herald Traveler quoting a The girls participating in the shot by trooper Ronald Ceyba spokesman for the Kennedy pageant already have appeared 9f tne Everett barracks after family said today that the wife in two parades The committee he jumped from his car and of Sen Edward M Kennedy today thanked all those persons PuUed a gun is expecting the couples who made convertibles available According to police Kenna was fourthChild for use in the parades driving a stolen car In the west In his television speech Moore Brothers Furniture of bound lane and was clocked ex Friday night Kennedy said his Orbisonia will present a ceeding the speed limit When wife did not accompany him to savings bond to the Queen and a he failed to stop for a police Marthas Vineyard where the dryer to Miss Congeniality cruiser that gave chase two The 86th annual Shade Gap other patrol cars joined the pur curred for reasons of health P icnic opens officially tomorrow suit and speeds ranged up to Jaycees Construct New Dinner liell Members of the Huntingdon Area Jaycee Chapter are com pleting the finishing touches this week on the reconstructed Dinner Boll on the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds Work has been done on the new building for two months under the direction of Gerard Bates and Charles Hopp The new booth will be ready for business with the opening of the Huntingdon County Fair The Kennedys have three with the traditional vesper ser 110 miles an hour At an open children Kara 9 Edward Jr vlce scheduled at pjn The ing in the medial divider Ken a news confer7 and Patrick 2 Mrs Kennedy service will be preceded by a na swung into the eastbound lane ence Souvanna 68 rejected as has had two miscarriages one ceremony in which a US and jumped from the car gun completely false North Vietin 1963 and one in 1964 Contd on Page 7 Contd on Page 7 nams assertion that Laos had been invaded by 12000 US troops to fight Laotian pa Breakdown Hy School Districts Given triots Hanoi leveled the charge Thursday at the 27th session of JL W9 T the peac talks 11631 1 3X On Thursday Henry Cabot J Lodge the chief UJS negotiator at the Paris talks rejected as T T O T 1 groundless Hanois charge of I I American troops invading Laos VJ M T He said all UjS combat troops Invading Laos He said all US combat troops had been with drawn in 1962 Duty Of UJS Participation in the defense of Laos is not only the right of the Unied States but the duty of the United States as a signatory of the 1962 Geneva Accords Souvanna said The Geneva agreement created a neutral Laos The prince said the North Vietnamese presence in Labs was part of Hanois policy of imperialism If s a pure and simple case of imperialism he said North Vietnam is over popu lated It is natural that the North Vietnamese look eagerly upon the Mekong Valley The Laotian premier said there had been a steady buildup by Hanoi of its troops in his country since 1962 until today there are 60000 North Vietna mese combat troops in Laos Contd on Page 5 Daily News Harrisburg Bureau Huntingdon County is below the state average In the percentage of assessed valuation of tax able real property to market value the State Tax Equalization Board disclosed today In its annual report covering market values of taxable real values of the individual school property for each of Pennsyl districts are attributable to vanias 741 school districts for properties going on and off the the year 1968 the average per tax Tolls changing local eco centage of assessed valuation to nomlc conditions and adjust market value for Huntingdon ments for all new data accumu County stood at 401 per cent lated since the market values as compared with the statewide for the last preceding two years average of 428 percent were determined as required by The market values that havelaw just been certified will be used i mco v kr HuntSon C un y a r f valuation follow market value is listed as 1 B ln that order wlth the pre 459700 wltassesfed va u lon S School Di trict 390 378 per cent 401 per Mount Union Area School Dis trict 366 per cent 662700 384 per Southern Huntingdon County School District 425 per cent 10 238000 456 per INSIDE THE NEWS pares with a market value of and assessed yalu atlon of recorded In CP 1967 IWJV Changes In the 1968 market Junlata O pecent Vailey Schoot Dls Along The Juniata 12 Ann Landers 7 Church Page 3 Classified Ads 10 t 11 Comics 9 Crossword 11 On Stage Live 7 Rung Column 6 Society Club 8 Sports ;