Indiana Evening Gazette

February 06, 1971

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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - February 6, 1971, Indiana, Pennsylvania TEDDY The Indiana County Newspaper That Serves Every Member of the Family One thing you can do with leis ure time use it trying to find things to keep busy Volume 184 JnMatra Two Sections Indiana Pennsylvania Saturday February 6 1971 Sixteen Pages City County EDITION Ten Cents At Diner Fatally Injured COVODE A Valier man was fatally injured at Friday while eating dinner with his wife and another woman at Groundhog Park Res taurant near Covode when a tractor trailer rig roared out of control and slammed into the front of the building The victim Wayne Hadden 61 of Valier died at in Punxsutawneys Adrian Hos pital Police said Mr Hadden worked at the restaurant pumping His wife Margaret 58 and Myrtle I Peffer 60 of Punxsutawney RD 1 Covode were employed as waitresses at the restaurant and all three were eating lunch In reconstructing details of the tragedy state police said a tractor trailer rig operated by Robert Huff 32 of Pittsburgh was traveling south on Route 119 when the rig ran into a pool of water on the highway Water sprayed up obscuring Huffs vision and the rig veered out of control traveling 350 ft and ramming the front wall of the restaurant and rip ping it completely apart The victim his wife and the other woman were struck by flying debris Both women are in guarded condition at Adrian Hospital today Huff reportedly escaped injury Damage to the restau rant was termed extensive by police who set the estimate at Damage to the truck and trailer was placed at This marks the first traffic fatality of the year on Indiana County roads Statepolice from Punxsutawney conducted the investigation Dining Hall Contracts Let For Indiana HARRISBURG Rep Bill Shane DIndiana announced the awarding of a contract in the amount of for construction of a dining hall kitchen at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Shane announced the suc cessful low bidders on the proj ects areas follows General construction Pe varnik Latrobe Heating ventilating and air conditioning Wayne Crouse Pittsburgh Plumbing Andrew Metz Plumbing Pittsburgh Electrical Bernard Elec tric Johnstown The new facility will be constructed on the northwest corner of Carman Avenue and Maple Shane said The two story steel frame building will have brick ex terior a builtup roof and aluminum windows Work plans provide for installation of an elevator and air condi tioning Service drive side walks and parking areas are also included in this When completed the struc ture will include a kitchen 800 receiving rooms food preparation and storage areas along with a cafeteria for commuters It will also pro vide a lounge area bake shop and rest rooms Rinn Farm Purchased By Developer N Grant Nicklas Al toona architect and developer acquired the Rinn farm along Route 422 west of Indiana for In a real estate transfer recorded in the Indiana County Courthouse Mr Nicklas and others are listed as the pur chasers of the 185 acre tract from the estate of J Cloid Rinn Announcement was made a year ago concerning the pro posed acquisition of this farm as the site of a large housing complex to include 58 to 60 town houses and garden type apartments as an initial step in the development The tract is located east of the Ben Franklin School south of Route 422 Arrest Youth For Tossing fire Bomb EBENSBURG Pa AP State police say they have charged a 17yearold high school senior with tossing a fire bomb into the home of the school principal The boy whose name was withheld was turned over to Cambria County juvenile au thorities Police said he tossed a gasolinefilled bottle through the window of the residence of Leroy DeBastiani principal of Central Cambria High School The incident took place Wednesday night There was only slight damage and no injuries police said Increase Pressure On Isreal By The Associated Press The Middle East ceasefire entered its sec ond extension today as pressure increased on Is rael to comply with an Egyptian proposal for a partial pullback of Israeli troops from Suez Canal There was concern at the United Nations in New York that a refusal by Premier Golda Meirs government would deadlock indirect peace negotiations being conducted by mediator Gunnar V Jar ring Diplomatic sources said France and the Soviet Union were pressing hard for accept ance The withdrawal was a condition set Thursday by President Anwar Sadat of Eg ypt to reopening the Suez closed since the 1967 war when Israel occupied the Sinai Desert to the canals banks Mrs Meir did not reject the plan in a taped American tele vision interview Friday but she said she didnt know why Sadat thinks that the opening of the canal is something he is giving to Israel would like the water way reopened with only one little she said If the canal is opened it should be opened also to Israeli ship In his speech announcing Egypts agreement to a one month truce extension Sadat made no specific reference to use of the canal by Israeli ships But since it has con trolled the waterway Egypt never has permitted Israeli craft to use it The position of Egypt after the 1967 war with Israel was that the canal would not be reopened until all Israeli troops were withdrawn from the entire Sinai The 100milelong strip of water linking the Red Sea to the Mediterranean is blocked by ships sunk during the six day war Sources in Jerusalem said Mrs Meir held private meet ings Friday with Defense Min ister Moshe Dayan Foreign Minister Abba Eban and Dep uty Premier Yigal Allon Cabi net ministers were silent about Sadats proposals Moon Walk Successfully Completed By 14 Pair Obituaries on page 13 HORRELL Reddick Coul ter 70 Blairsville RD 3 LIGHTCAP Charles 69 Marion Center RD LINKO Rosa 95 Rural Valley RD 1 BRENDLINGER Paul 69 Robinson MARTEL Hector 85 Lynn Mass HADDEN Wayne 67 Va lier MAUK Harry 76 North Mahoning Indiana County LATE DEATH BAKER Ray 73 912 Chestnut Indiana Maloneys Dry Cleaning clos ing at 7 daily 184x Diamond Drugs open Sun from 10 184x Dance tonite Rose Inn The Drifters Sat 202x The Falls GoGo girls every night 184x Dance tonight Valley Inn Sat tfxi Near N Shell Allies SAIGON AP North Vietnamese gun ners opened up today on allied forces maneuver ing in the northwest cor ner of South Vietnam near Laos A spokesman said an American soldier was killed and three others were wounded when an undeter mined number of artillery shells hit the Rock Pile an outpost nine miles northeast of Khe Sanh an abandoned base now rapidly being rebuilt It was the first combat death in the weekold operation Mortar shells rained down on three South Vietnamese outposts or bases in the oper ation area and enemy shell ings increased at other points Far to the south South Vietnamese forces sweeping through eastern Cambodia en countered a battletested North Vietnamese unit and re ported 91 enemy killed in one of the biggest battles since the allies crossed the Cambodian border last May South Vietnamese head quarters said one prisoner and 27 weapons were captured and 10 South Vietnamese troops were killed and 37 wounded The fight was triggered ear ly today when North Vietnam ese troops from the 9th Divi sion used mortars and ground troops against the command post of a South Vietnamese task force near the Chup Rub ber Plantation east of Kom pong Cham Behind allied air and artil lery support the South Viet namese tanks armored per sonnel carriers and 400 rangers repulsed the attackers before dawn the command said A Saigon spokesman said the prisoner identified the enemy force as part of the 272nd Regiment of the 9th a veteran of combat against Americans in South Vietnam The 9th Division entered Cam bodia last May after the allied incursion and is now near the rubber plantation about 25 miles from South Vietnams border and 110 miles north west of Saigon Twentythousand South Vietnamese began a campaign this week against North Viet namese base areas and sanc tuaries in eastern Cambodia to preempt any dryseason of fensive planned by the Com munist command The move also is to protect Saigon dur ing withdrawal of troops from the capital area during the next three months There have been indications that the North Vietnamese 9th and 7th divisions have been trying to reestablish sane See Page 2 Column 7 Weather Variable cloudiness and cool today Highs in the 30s Fair and cold tonight Lows in the teens Increasing cloudiness and little temperature change tomorrow Highs in the 30s Probability of precipitation ten per cent today near zero tonight and 20 per cent tomor row Mrs Rosa Linko Dies At Age 95 RURAL VALLEY One of the oldest residents of the Rur al Valley RD 1 area passed away yesterday at the Arms dale Home and Hospital Mrs Rosa Linko who was born in 1875 in Hungary died at the age of 95 A complete obituary appears on page 13 Croatian Club Sun The Jacks 184x Dance Meadowbrook Valaires 184x Although Some Goals Of Task Not Completed By HOWARD BENEDICT AP Aerospace Writer SPACE CENTER Houston AP Apollo 14s explorers completed mans longest moon walk today but a gasping struggle to climb a steep slope halted them short of a prime goal the rim of a crater named Cone Alan B Shepard Jr and Edgar D Mit chell returned to the lunar lander Antares after 4Vz hours on the moon and prepared themselves and the ship to start the re turn voyage to earth The second walk lasted as long as the first one had on Friday Despite their disappointment in not reaching Cone Crater as part of their geological field trip they did gather ancient rocks dig trenches and sink core tubes four feet into the soil More than anything else however they wanted to reach the rim of Cone They had bet many of their fellow astronauts on earth that they could do it But as they climbed higher and higher on the long boulderstrewn slope they became more and more ex hausted They breathed heavily and their heart beats APOLLO 14 ASTRONAUTS HEAD HOME Apollo 14s Alan B Shepard Jr and Ed gar D Mitchell head for home from the moon in this sequence telecast back to Mission Control at the Manned Space Center at Houston Saturday From top down the spacemen return to their lunar landing ship unload the rickshaw in second photo haul up rock samples into the Antares in third picture and then in bottom photo Shepard ascends ladder AP Wirephoto Religious Rioting Near xWar BELFAST Northern Ire land AP Religious rioting threatened to erupt into civil war in Northern Ireland today after a British soldier and two Irishmen were killed in a shootout between British troops and members of the outlawed Irish Republican Army Another civilian blew himself up when a bomb he was about to throw exploded The three hours of fighting began in Belfasts Roman Catholic district shortly after midnight and was one of the worst outbreaks in two years First MemMade Antares Crash Monitor Slated SPACE CENTER Houston AP The Apollo 14 lunar lander Antares will create the first manmade moonquaKe to be recorded by two seismometers when it is sent crashing into the highlands of Fra Mauro It is expected at EST today after astronauts Alan B Shepard Jr and Ed gar D Mitchell use Antares to take them up from the moon to the orbiting command ship Kitty Hawk Crashes of discarded boost ers and spacecraft on earlier flights have been recorded by only one in strument left by the Apollo 12 crew in the Ocean of Storms in November 1969 Scientists expect far more useful data from Antares im pact since they not only will know where it crashed but can compare the seismic waves recorded by the new Apollo 14 seismometer with the Apollo 12 instruments readings The new seismometer is part of a nuclearpowered sci ence station Shepard and Mit chell set up Friday several hundred feet from Antares at Fra Mauro Shortly afterward the sta tion began radioing data to earth from instruments that included the seismometer gauges that measure charged particles in thelunar atmos phere and geophones that record small seismic waves in the lunar material just be neath the surface Antares was targeted to im pact midway between the two seismometers which are 107 miles apart The impact point is at the transition zone be tween the flat mare area of the Ocean of Storms and the rolling hills of the highlands where Shepard and Mitchell landed Seismologists hope seismic waves from the crash will lo See Page 2 Column 8 nearly doubled Mission Control advised them to stop about twothirds of the way up the 400foothigh moon mountain Thats the order of the Shepard lamented Its farther than it said a disappointed Mitchell So they came back down the slope and continued their scientific expedition and by the time they were back at Antares they were in a jovial mood With color television record ing his moves Shepard took out two golf balls he had smuggled to the moon and whacked them with a golf club shaped handle from his tool cart Then he took a spearlike part from a solar wind ex periment and hurled it like a javelin In the airless onesixth gravity of the moon the ob jects really traveled It goes miles and miles and Shepard said Mitchell re marked But on mans first attempt to climb a moon mountain they immediately encountered trouble and had to alternately pull and carry their twowheel tool cart up the long grade making their way around rocks as large as 20 feet across They huffed and putted and stopped often for rest At one point about halfway up Shep ard doubted they could make it Aw gee whiz lets give it a Mitchell urged I See Page 2 Column 1 THEIR HUSBANDS ARE MO ON WALKERS While their husbands are walking on the moon Mrs Edgar D Mitchell left and Mrs Alan B Shepard show exuberance back at the Manned Space Center Houston where they are following the Apollo 14 astronauts activities on telecasts back to Mission Control here AP Wirephoto Shepard Golfs On Moon SPACE CENTER Houston AP Al Shep ard brought sports to the moon today as he be came the first lunar golf er and javelin thrower Im trying a sandtrap he said as he drove off two stowedaway golf balls with a makeshift club from his tool cart I got more dirt than And then he heaved off a spearlike part from the Apollo 14s solar wind ex periment Looked like a slice to me said Mission Control ob serving his first golf shot There we go one said Shepard as he hit the sec ond ball It goes miles and miles and With no atmosphere and onesixth gravity an object travels far on the moon And there was no need to yell the traditional warn ing to fellow golfers Back home at River Oaks Country Club in Houston pro Jack Harden said Shepard plays golf occasionally and has a pretty good swing Hes a natural athlete and could be a real good player if he worked at it Maybe hell be able to play more when he gets back from this Harden said He said he didnt see Shep ards lunar links action but I had an idea he might try it I didnt know he was going to be able to pull it Harden explained that a friend of Shepards who was working on the deal with him approached him before launch and said Shepard was experimenting with the idea I designed this golf club head a No 6 iron to fit on the handle of one of his Harden said And I suppose he took some golf balls I have him from off my driving Inside Today Dear Local 11 ;